OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
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

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 (5/21/15):
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

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

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in forests, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

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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