Shiny green holly-like leaves that can turn reddish to purple in winter. Bright yellow flowers April-June, followed by clusters of waxy, blue berries.
|Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
|Open to closed forest.
|Dry to fairly moist.
|Attracts insects, bees and butterfliews; wildlife forage, cover and food; ornamental.