Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Smilax hispida Rafinesque var. australis J.B. Norton. clade: B2. Southern Bristly Greenbriar. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Swamps, rich moist or dry forests and woodlands. Dist: E. NC south to s. FL, west to e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = S, Coker (1944); = Smilax hispida – Tx; = Smilax tamnoides var. tamnoides – F; < Smilax hispida – K3, K4, RAB, Wilbur (2003); < Smilax tamnoides – ETx1, FNA26

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image of plant© Alan Weakley source
image of plant© Alan Weakley source