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Foliage and fruit

Baygall Bush, Large Gallberry, Inkberry, Shining Inkberry, Tall Inkberry Holly
Ilex coriacea


Baygall bush grows in swamps and along streams in east Texas. It is a small evergreen tree, and one of the few hollies that bears black fruit.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: black drupe

Height: to 15 ft.

Width: to 20 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: water or bog

Soil Requirements: acid

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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