#100 American Holly (Ilex opaca)

This American Holly is located next to the parking lot of a drug store, closest to Tuckaseegee Road. The form of this tree is particularly interesting, with 8 main trunks but a smaller-than-expected crown.

Statistics (1998/2019)

  • Circumference (In.): 125"/136"
  • Height (Ft.): 47'/33'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 40'/43.75'
  • Total Points: 182/180

More Information

  • Nominated By: Joe McLaurin, Charlie Williams, Wayne Atkinson
  • Year Added: 1998
  • Owned By: Rosemead and Longden LLC
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Pawtuckett
  • Property Type: Private Business
  • Nearest Address: 2400 Little Rock Road
  • Ecological Value: The small flowers of the American Holly attract honeybees. The fruits are cherished among most of the animals in Charlotte’s ecosystems.
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