The flowers of a shrub better known for its winter appearance.
This shrub was found in the 15 acres at the Panzner Wetlands. The flowers have five regular petals. The leaves are entire and have teeth. The shrub was around eight feet tall. There were no berries present.
Ilex verticillata, the winterberry, is a species of holly native to eastern North America in the United States and southeast Canada, from Newfoundland west to Ontario and Minnesota, and south to Alabama.