Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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SMILACACEAE

Smilax biltmoreana (Small) J.B. Norton ex Pennell. Biltmore Carrionflower. Phen: Apr-May; Aug-Oct. Hab: Dry forests (such as dry pine ridges and chestnut oak forests) and moist forests. Dist: The species is apparently limited to NC, SC, and GA, primarily in the Blue Ridge Escarpment region, with disjunct occurrences in Panhandle FL, s. AL, and allegedly) c. KY and c. TN (Kartesz 2020).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA26, K1, K3, K4, W, Judd (1998), Mangaly (1968), Pennell (1916); = Nemexia biltmoreana – S; = Smilax ecirrhata var. biltmoreana – RAB; < Smilax ecirrhata – G, WH3; < Smilax herbacea – Li et al (2013)

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