Yaupon Holly

Ilex vomitoria “Saratoga Gold”

I had heard of yaupon hollies before but I’m not sure I ever saw one and knew for sure what it was.  Since the holly is so often found in Christmas decorations, I found it very interesting to see this yellow version of the iconic winter berries.

As always, nature has so much to offer and we have such narrow ideas about what things should look like.  It is amazing to experience new sights and widen my knowledge of what is right outside my own door.

Chattahoochee Nature Center
Roswell, Georgia

Nikon D7100
Tamron SP 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC
135mm @ f/16 – 1/30 sec – ISO 1000