Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Smilax pseudochina Linnaeus. clade: C1. Coastal Carrionflower. Phen: May; Aug-Oct. Hab: Pocosins, swamp forests, edges of pine savannas. Dist: An Atlantic Coastal Plain endemic: NJ, se. PA, and DE south to e. GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA26, K1, K3, K4, NY, Pa, Va, Judd (1998); = Nemexia tamnifolia – S; = Smilax pseudo-china – F, W, Mangaly (1968), orthographic variant; = Smilax tamnifolia – G, RAB, Pennell (1916)

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie