sarvis holly Aquifoliaceae Ilex amelanchier
Leaf:Alternate, simple, deciduous, finely serrate (especially on the upper third of the leaf), lance to egg-shaped (variable) or obovate, rounded at the leaf base, glabrous and green above (may be pubescent), paler and slightly pubescent below, to 3 inches long.
Flower:Species is dioecious; both male and females are stalked and greenish-white, usually in clusters, appear in spring.
Fruit:Round drupes, 1/3 inch in diameter, dull red, ripening in fall but persisting through the winter, borne on short stalks, seeds grooved.
Twig:Slender, gray-green, with scattered light lenticels, buds dome-shaped,leaf scars small with one vascular bundle scar, slightly pubescent.
Bark:Thin, smooth and grayish brown, somewhat warty.
Form:Upright shrub or small tree, reaches heights of 10 to 15 feet.