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Ilex ambigua (Michx.) Torr.
Sand holly, Carolina holly

Family: Aquifoliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

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Ilex ambigua has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Ilex ambigua has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Martin County Native

Ilex ambigua has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Floodplain Forest
Mesic Flatwoods
Mesic Hammock