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Ilex crenata


 

Ilex crenata
Japanese holly

The alternate, elliptic to obovate leaves are small and evenly crenate-serrate, ranging from 1/2 - 1 1/4" long. They are evergreen and lustrous dark green above, but have small black glands dotting the undersides.

 
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