One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A low-growing North American holly with black berries and nearly spineless leaves.
Ilex glabra, family Aquifoliaceae
- ‘Minor building alterations brought forth mighty dagga plants; cannas migrated without provocation into any gap left by the lantana and inkberry.’
- ‘Some are evergreen, such as inkberry (I. glabra), and some are deciduous, such as winterberry (I. verticillata).’
- ‘Other species include trailing arbutus, bearberry, wintergreen, inkberry, sweet fern, flowering pixie moss, and cowwheat.’
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