Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
Plantae>Magnoliophyta>Liliopsida>Liliales>Smilacaceae>Smilax glauca Walter
This woody vine is common throughout North Carolina in a wide variety of habitats. Similar to Smilax rotundifolia, but with glaucous leaf undersides.
Also called Catbrier, Cat Greenbrier, and Wild Sarsaparilla.
Wake Co., NC 6/4/05.
USDA PLANTS database
Virginia Tech Dendrology
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