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Smilax herbacea Linnaeus. clade: C1. Common Carrionflower, Smooth Carrionflower. Phen: May-Jun; Aug-Oct. Hab: Moist deciduous forests. Dist: Centered in the Appalachian Mountains, from QC and ME west to MI, south to AL, GA, and TN.

ID notes:Young, non-flowering plants closely resemble S. biltmoreana.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, F, FNA26, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, WV, Judd (1998), Mangaly (1968), Pennell (1916); = n/a – Il; = Nemexia herbacea (L.) Small – S; = Smilax herbacea L. var. herbacea – C, G, RAB; < Smilax herbacea L. – Li et al (2013)

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Smilax herbacea, Jane Bald, Pisgah National Forest, Mitchell County, North Carolina 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
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