"Lvs acuminate, evidently glandular-serrulate, the larger ones mostly 5–10 cm, only rather loosely and inconspicuously reticulate-veiny; petioles greenish or stramineous; sep minute but evident at 10×, subpersistent on the developing fr; anthers 0.8–1.7 mm; nutlets 5–6 mm, dorsally and usually laterally ribbed; otherwise much like no. 2 [Nemopanthus mucronatus (L.) Loes.]. Swamps, bogs, and streamsides in the mts. of W.Va., Va., and N.C.; rare and local. May, June. (Ilex longipes, misapplied)"