gallberry


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gall·ber·ry

 (gôl′bĕr′ē)
n.
Either of two eastern North American hollies, inkberry or Ilex coriacea, having leathery leaves, small white flowers, and black berries.

[From gall (from the use of the berries to make a black dye similar to that from oak galls).]
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Noun1.gallberry - evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berriesgallberry - evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries
holly - any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
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The west plot (P) was characterized by a relatively high density of young loblolly pine (Pinus taeda), while the unplanted plot to the east (U) was characterized by a high density of shrubs, primarily gallberry holly (Ilex glabra).
Main woody vegetation includes palmetto, gallberry, wax myrtle, titi, water oak, and live oak.
The intricate details of Nokobee's inhabitants - from myrtle-leaf holly and tall gallberry to cottonmouth moccasin snakes and gopher tortoises - that weave their way through the narrative could only come from the pen of a naturalist.
It transitions into the swamp system gradually with gallberry (Ilex glabra) and staggerbush (Lyonia ferruginea) serving as a strong indicator of the transition to saturated soils.
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The obvious woody species include red bay (Perseapalustris), white bay (Magnolia virginiana), large gallberry (Ilex coriacea), and black gum (Nyssa sylvatica).