Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Smilax ecirrhata S.Watson image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Merel R. Black

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Smilacaceae
Smilax ecirrhata S.Watson
upright carrion-flower
Smilax: Greek for "clasping"
ecirrhata: without tendrils
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Status: Native
Plant: mostly erect, herbaceous perennial, 1'-3' tall forb, none to a few tendrils; no prickles, unbranched
Flower: green to yellowish, 6-parted; inflorescence 1-3 ball-like, stalked umbels with less than 25 flowers and found below the main leaves; blooms May-June
Fruit:dark blue berries in round clusters
Leaf:less than 20, usually 7-9 and crowding the upper 2/3 of the stem; widely oval, rounding to a short point, heart-shaped base; parallel veins, underside finely hairy, stalks shorter than the leaf blade
Habitat: woods; in rich soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Coprosmanthus ecirrhatus (S.Watson) Chapm.
Coprosmanthus herbaceus (L.) Kunth var. ecirratus Engelm. ex Kunth
Nemexia ecirrata (Engelm. ex Kunth) Small
Smilax herbacea L. var. ecirrata (Engelm. ex Kunth) A.DC.

         
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