OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Smilax pseudochina   FAMILY Smilacaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Smilax pseudochina   FAMILY Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-02-001:
Smilax tamnifolia   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nemexia leptanthera

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nemexia tamnifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Carrionflower, Bamboo-vine


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image of Smilax pseudochina, Coastal Carrionflower, Bamboo-vine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_smps_001_lvd

        

image of Smilax pseudochina, Coastal Carrionflower, Bamboo-vine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_smta3_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Smilax pseudochina   FAMILY Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Smilax pseudochina   FAMILY Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-02-001:
Smilax tamnifolia   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nemexia leptanthera

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nemexia tamnifolia

 

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1896

Herbaceous vine (with tendrils)
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: pocosins, swamp forests, edges of pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellowish-green
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
6 stamens in staminate flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Berry

 

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