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Unnamed spotting

Description:

Is this holly?

2 Species ID Suggestions

Jeannette
Jeannette 10 years ago
Oregon-grape
Mahonia aquifolium Oregon-grape
drP
drP 9 years ago
American holly
Ilex opaca Ilex opaca


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1 Comment

drP
drP 9 years ago

This can't be Oregon grape. Mahonia has holly-like leaves, but they have opposite arrangement (two leaves coming off the same spot on the stem,or node). Holly has alternate arrangement (one leaf per node), clearly visible on the twig in the lower left.

TimBrixius
Spotted by
TimBrixius

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Mar 11, 2012
Submitted on Mar 11, 2012

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