Taxon: Ilex mucronata (L.) M. Powell et al.

Genus: Ilex
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Nomen number: 429925
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 55:345. 2000
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Jan-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • catberry  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • mountain holly  (Source: F Canada) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Maryland


  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. 1999 (F NE US)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Powell, M. et al. 2000. The mountain holly (Nemopanthus mucronatus: Aquifoliaceae) revisited with molecular data Kew Bull. 55:341-347.
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)


Check other web resources for Ilex mucronata (L.) M. Powell et al. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Ilex mucronata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.