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Ilex mucronata

Ilex mucronata (L.) Powell Savolainen & Andrews

Nemopanthus mucronatus (L.) Loes.

Vaccinium mucronatum L.

Mountain Holly

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAquifolialesHollies and some fairly obscure genera
FamilyAquifoliaceaeHolly family
GenusIlexLatin for “holly oak” (rather than holly!)
SpeciesmucronataMucronate, with a short, abrupt tip

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Ilex mucronata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 23 Apr 2012.

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Ilex mucronata (Mountain Holly)

9/20/2009 · Wild Gardens of Acadia, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm)

Ilex mucronata (Mountain Holly)

9/19/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm)

Ilex mucronata (Mountain Holly)

9/19/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)

Ilex mucronata (Mountain Holly)

8/8/2015 · Mt. Wachusett
≈ 31 × 21" (79 × 53 cm) ID is dubious

Ilex mucronata (Mountain Holly)

8/8/2015 · Mt. Wachusett
≈ 7 × 4½" (18 × 12 cm) ID is dubious

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