INKBERRY; GALLBERRY (Ilex glabra)

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

Nice medium size shrub which produces small white flowers for pollinators and deep purple-black fruit for birds and other wildlife. Can be used as a screen but may have to do some pruning to make it bushy. Crushed berries can be used as an 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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