Inkberry is threatened in Connecticut. The photographs below were taken in New Jersey, where the plant is much more common. Inkberry is a holly. Like the stereotypical holly, it has stiff, thick evergreen leaves, even if they aren't spiny.
- Family: holly (Aquifoliaceae)
- Habitat: bogs, swamps, shores of lakes and rivers
- Height: 3 to 9 feet
- Flower size: 3/16 inch wide
- Flower color: white
- Flowering time: June to July
- Origin: native
Photographed in southern New Jersey in mid-October.
Inkberry in late July, when the berries are still green. Photographed in southern New Jersey.