Ilex aquifolium L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Ilex aquifolium (rights holder: Tamara Horová) © Tamara Horová

Common Holly

Flowering occurs in May and June (2). Holly berries are a very important source of food for birds during winter (4), and birds assist in the dispersal of holly berries away from the parent tree (3). Holly may also spread by vegetative reproduction, by 'runners'; furthermore, the tips of branches that touch the ground may take root, forming a bower around the trunk of the tree, which may be used by... Text © Wildscreen

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