Yopon vs. Yaupon — What's the Difference?
Difference Between Yopon and Yaupon
Alternative 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).
A shrub (Ilex Cassine) of the Holly family, native from Virginia to Florida. The smooth elliptical leaves are used as a substitute for tea, and were formerly used in preparing the black drink of the Indians of North Carolina. Called also South-Sea tea.