INKBERRY; GALLBERRY (Ilex glabra)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: INKBERRY; GALLBERRY (Ilex glabra)

Midsize shrub for sun or part shade is a member of the holly family. Provides berries for birds, browse for deer and is pollinated by bees. As common name indicates, the berries can be used to make ink.

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/ilex-glabra

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Ilex
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