Smilax ecirrhata S.Watson
Family: Smilacaceae
upright carrion-flower
[Coprosmanthus ecirrhatus (S.Watson) Chapm.,  more]
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Smilax: Greek for "clasping"
Plants: mostly erect, herbaceous perennial, 1'-3' tall forb, none to a few tendrils; no prickles, unbranched
Leaves: 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
Flowers: 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
Fruits: dark blue berries in round clusters
Habitat: woods; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
Smilax ecirrhata image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Smilax ecirrhata image
Merel R. Black  
Smilax ecirrhata image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Smilax ecirrhata image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Smilax ecirrhata image
Smilax ecirrhata image
Smilax ecirrhata image
Smilax ecirrhata image
Smilax ecirrhata image
Smilax ecirrhata image
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