Name: Holm Oak
Scientific name: Quercus ilex
Category: Trees and bushes
Nature Stars: 30
About: Introduced from the Mediterranean, a tall broadly spreading tree.
How to identify: Obviously an oak, with acorns, but evergreen, with dark glossy leaves, oval and slightly curved in at the sides.
Where: A planted tree, particularly near the coast and in parkland.
Photograph credit: Just chaos