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Ilex coriacea ./Bay Gallberrry.

Ilex coriacea  . / Ilex coriacea  .
A small tree that is a good choice for planting in wetlands
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A small tree that is a good choice for planting in wetlands

Female flowers here, while male flowers on separate plants.

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Scientific Name: Ilex coriacea .
Common Name: Bay Gallberrry.
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A large, native shrub or small tree that can grow up to 25+ feet in height, but generally one-half that. Grows well in low wet areas such as swamps, bays, river flood plains, and close to streams and ponds. It does not grow in water-logged soils.