GPS Coordinates: 40.025351, -75.312806
The American Holly (Ilex opaca) is a medium sized evergreen tree that bears light gray bark. The American Holly is usually an ornamental plant that is known to be a popular Christmas decoration. This tree has dense, dark, green leaves and it blooms small white flowers. Typically only the female Holly trees have the signature red berries. American Holly resonates in English literature to symbolize merry and cheer. The first record of scientific observation of the Holly Tree dates all the way back to 1744.