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