Smilax leptanthera Pennell. clade: C1. Warm Springs Carrionflower. Phen: Late May. Hab: Moist forests. Dist: So far as known, endemic to wc. GA (type locality is Warm Springs, Meriwether County, in the lower Piedmont).
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = K4, Pennell (1916); = Nemexia leptanthera – S; < Smilax herbacea – Li et al (2013); < Smilax pseudochina – K3