Youpon vs. Yaupon

Youpon vs. Yaupon — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Youpon and Yaupon


archaic form of yaupon


A small evergreen holly tree (Ilex vomitoria) chiefly of the southeast United States, having red or sometimes yellow fruit and glossy leaves formerly used to make a bitter tea.


The yaupon holly, Ilex vomitoria, an evergreen holly shrub with white flowers and red or yellow berries, found in the south-eastern United States.


A tea-like drink, "black drink", brewed from the leaves of this holly (or, sometimes, Ilex cassine).