Irish wildflowers





Holly
Ilex aquifolium
Cuilleann
Family: Aquifoliaceae

Flowering: May-August. Fruiting through winter.
Evergreen tree or shrub. Native.

Small white flowers, 4-petalled. Red berries, not edible. Shiny dark green
leaves with spiny edges. Upper leaves often without spines. Height: 3-15m.

Very common, hedges, roadsides, woodland.

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