I.. laevigata - A fine shrub of the Holly Family, with flowers in the axils, the sterile on peduncles 1 inch long, the fertile nearly sessile. Fruit is a conspicuous, orange red berry. Leaves, alternate, on short petioles, lance-shape or oblong, pointed at both ends, smooth, thin, light green on both sides, 1 to 2 inches long. June.

Shrub 5 to 10 feet high, with grayish branches, found from Maine to Virginia and in the mountains of North Carolina, in wet places, as swamps.