OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Smilax ecirrata   FAMILY Smilacaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Smilax ecirrhata   FAMILY Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Flora of North America
Smilax ecirrhata

INCLUDED WITHIN Phylogeography of North American herbaceous Smilax (Smilacaceae) (Li et al., 2013)
Smilax herbacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Smilax ecirrata

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nemexia ecirrhata

 

COMMON NAME:
Upright Carrionflower


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Smilax ecirrata   FAMILY Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Smilax ecirrhata   FAMILY Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Flora of North America
Smilax ecirrhata

INCLUDED WITHIN Phylogeography of North American herbaceous Smilax (Smilacaceae) (Li et al., 2013)
Smilax herbacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Smilax ecirrata

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nemexia ecirrhata

 

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4012

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

Native north and west of the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, often well distributed in upper half of stem, reduced distally

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
6 stamens in staminate flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Berry

 

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