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Smilax walteri (Coral greenbrier)
Simpson, Benny

Smilax walteri

Smilax walteri Pursh

Coral greenbrier

Smilacaceae (Greenbrier Family)

Synonym(s): Smilax megacarpa

USDA Symbol: smwa

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Dioecious

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Smilax walteri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Smilax walteri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Smilax walteri


Record Last Modified: 2007-12-19
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