Frosty Jaupon Holly

by | Dec 5, 2020 | Photography | 0 comments

© Paul Myrick, 2020, All Rights Reserved

The botanical name of this shrub/small tree is ilex vomitoria and it is a native plant of Mississippi. This photo was taken in December of 2020 in south Jasper County, Mississippi — just north of the Jones County line and not far from now semi-famous small town, Laurel, Mississippi.

Apparently, Yaupon Holly leaves and can be used to make an herbal tea which is caffeinated and it can be purchased online at MississippiTea.com.

Here’s a link to an article on the Mississippi State University Extension site for more information on Yaupon Holly.

Please Subscribe

Join our mailing list to receive the latest blog posts from Paul. We won't give your information to anyone else and there's no spam ever -- and that's a promise.

You have Successfully Subscribed!