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Smilax ecirrhata (Upright carrionflower)
Smith, R.W.

Smilax ecirrhata

Smilax ecirrhata (Engelm. ex Kunth) S. Watson

Upright Carrionflower

Smilacaceae (Catbrier Family)

Synonym(s): Nemexia ecirrhata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Breeding System: Dioecious
Inflorescence: Umbel
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AR , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , ND , NE , OH , OK , SD , TN , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-03-08
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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