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Definition of the noun Yaupon

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Yaupon is the vernacular name of the Ilex vomitoria, a species of Ilex.

  • geographic area: North America

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  1. The yaupon holly, Ilex vomitoria, an evergreen holly shrub with white flowers and red or yellow berries, found in the southeastern United States.

Phrases with Yaupon

  1. yaupon holly
  2. Yaupon Blacksenna
  3. Desert Yaupon

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Google previewT, UVWXYZ Versability (2016)

by Roger J. Maderia

Yaupon is an evergreen holly plant.

Google previewEdible and Useful Plants of the Southwest (2013)

Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona by Delena Tull

Yaupon is an evergreen shrub. The small, simple leaves alternate on the stems. The margins of the oval leaves are lined with rounded teeth. To distinguish yaupon from the possum haw holly (Ilex dccidua), note that possum haw is a ...

Google previewCommon Woody Plants and Cacti of South Texas (2014)

A Field Guide by Richard B. Taylor

DESCRIPTION Desert yaupon is a low-growing, multibased, densely branched evergreen shrub that grows 2–4 ft. tall, with smooth gray bark and stems. The simple, alternate, semi-clustered, pale green leaves are teardrop-shaped, and stay ...

Google previewHouston Intercontinental Airport Expansion (1974)

Environmental Impact Statement

Yaupon is the dominant shrub with beautyberry the major smaller shrub. Huckleberry is a significant and important species of the mima mounds, being found here even when not common in the surrounding area. Herbaceous species are few ...

Google previewLife along the Inner Coast (2009)

A Naturalist's Guide to the Sounds, Inlets, Rivers, and Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Key West by Robert L. Lippson, Alice Jane Lippson

Yaupon holly, Ilex vomitoria, a more southern species than American holly, ranges from Virginia to central Florida and farther south along Florida's west coast. The yaupon is a small tree or shrub that tends to form thickets. The shiny green ...

Google previewIntimate Gardens (2005)

by C. Colston Burrell, Lucy Hardiman

Texas Hardiness and Cultivated Range Zones 7 to 10; coastal Massachusetts, eastern Pennsylvania, west to Missouri, coastal British Columbia, south to Florida , California Landscape Form Yaupon is an upright oval to rounded large shrub ...

Google previewEdible and Useful Plants of Texas and the Southwest (1999)

A Practical Guide by Delena Tull

Yaupon is an evergreen shrub of Southeast and Central Texas. The small, simple leaves alternate on the stems. The margins of the oval leaves are lined with rounded teeth. To distinguish yaupon from the possum haw holly (//ex decidua), ...

Google previewWestern Druggist (1897)

Yaupon is the Creek name for an evergreen shrub of the holly family (ilex cassine ) found along the coast of the south Atlantic states, the leaves of which are used for preparingfafpleasant beverage, and which among the aborigines, under the ...

Google previewNative Trees, Shrubs, & Vines (2002)

A Guide to Using, Growing, and Propagating North American Woody Plants by William Cullina

of the coastal plain; southeastern Virginia to Florida, Arkansas, and Texas size: Height 12-20 feet, width 6-12 feet color: Greenish white tinged purple; blooms in spring Yaupon is an excellent evergreen shrub for gardens in the Southeast.

Google previewScientific American (1872)

Yaupon is the name given by the Indians to the leaves of the Iler Canine, a plant indigenous to the Southern States, but found only along the coast, from Florida to North Carolina. Mixed with the leaves of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Folk Names Black drink tree, cassena, cassena vera floridanorum, cassiana, cassina, cassine, holly, holly-ilex, Virginia yaupon, yap (Waccon, “wood”), yapon, yaupon, yaupon holly, yop History We do not know with certainty how long Ilex ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

Yaupon. AKA: Black drink plant, cassene, cassina, emetic holly, Ilex vomitoria, Indian black drink, Indian Black Tea, yaupon holly. A rare North American shrub, it is related to yerbe mate and guayusa, and is the only plant native to the U.S. to ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

e yaupon holly; cassena, cassina, Christmasberry, ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensible Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Yaupon has smooth gray twigs, notched evergreen leaves, and translucent red berries. The shrub form grows 3 feet tall; the tree form grows 15 to 30 feet. Zones 8—10. How to grow: Hollies are dioecious, meaning that individual plants are ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: cassina, dahoon, dahoon holly, yaupon Ilex cassine L. var. cassine North America. Perennial tree or shrub See ...

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

shrub [also, sometimes, spelt yaupon; synonymous cognate yupon] 'ja:-pan, 'jaepan, 'jee-pan, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

yaupon. (ya'pon),. n. Same. as. yapon. yavet. AMldd'. of give1. Idle English form of gave, preterit The Upper Part of the Stem with the Heads of Yarrow (Achillea Mille/j/ntm). a, head ; b, disk-flower ; c. ray-Sower. yarwhelp (yttr'hwelp), n.

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

The Gulf Stream veers out into the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Hatteras, making it the northern limit of southern plants, such as Spanish moss, dwarf palmetto, and yaupon. Under the Atlantic Flyway, the Outer Banks are a Globally Important Bird ...

Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek


Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

serviceberry, sisal, sloe, smilax, spirea, strawberry, syringa, tamarisk, titi, toyon, veronica, viburnum, whin, winterberry, wisteria, yaupon, zenobia. 5, vine, creeper; actinidia, bean, ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

black drink cassena cassene cassina cassine Indian black drink yaupon.

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Small photo of Male Northern Cardinal on Weeping Yaupon BranchSmall photo of Red yaupon berries (Ilex vomitoria) against the blue skySmall photo of Red Yaupon berries against a wooden wallSmall photo of Berries on Yaupon Tree in GardenSmall photo of Yaupon tree at Fort Fisher, NC/ Yaupon TreeSmall photo of Oak Island, NC, USA - September 29, 2016: Yaupon Fishing Pier over the Atlantic Ocean on an early day. Yaupon Fishing Pier on Oak Island beach in the morning.Small photo of Live Oak Tree at Fort Fisher in North Carolina/ Live Oak and Yaupon trees More...

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Scrabble value of Y4A1U1P3O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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