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Yaupon

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Ilex vomitoria

Common Names: Yaupon

Description

This is an evergreen which grows in most types of soil with sun or shade.

It produces light green flowers in spring and red fruit. Tolerates heat and drought.

Bloom Color(s): red, white

Bloom Width: 1 1/2 in.

Foliage Color(s): Gray-Green

Plant Height: 12 - 45 ft.

Duration: Perennial

Leaf Retention: evergreen

Bloom Period: April to May

Plant Family: Aquifoliaceae

Growth Habit: Tree,Shrub