evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries
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Ilex glabra, also known as Appalachian Tea, Dye-leaves, Evergreen Winterberry, Gallberry, Inkberry, is a species of holly native to Eastern North America in the United States and Canada. Its native range is from Florida north to Nova Scotia and the southern Ohio and Mississippi Valleys. This plant is often used as an ornamental plant. Gallberry nectar is the source of a pleasant honey that is popular in the southern United States.
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