Smilax lasioneura Hook.
Family: Smilacaceae
common carrion flower,  more...
[Coprosmanthus lasioneura (Hook.) Kunth,  more]
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Etymology: Smilax: Greek for "clasping"
Plants: perennial, herbaceous vine climbing to 8 1/2' tall, tendrils from almost all leaf axils, no prickles
Leaves: more than 25, evenly distributed, underside finely hairy and paler than upper leaf surface, parallel veins; end rounded, blunt or with a short point
Flowers: green to yellowish, 6-parted; inflorescence with up to 30 flowers in the many 1 1/2" ball-like umbels from the leaf axils, the long stalks 2-3 times as long as the leaf stalks; blooms May-June
Fruits: dark blue, smooth berry in round clusters
Habitat: moist; woods, fencerows
Conservation Status: Native
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Kitty Kohout  
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Janice Stiefel  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Janice Stiefel  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Janice Stiefel  
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