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Smilax auriculata Walter
EARLEAF GREENBRIER
Ear-Leaved Greenbrier; Wild-bamboo

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Smilax auriculata Walter
earleaf greenbrier

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General Information
Symbol: SMAU
Group: Monocot
Family: Smilacaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Vine
Native Status : L48   N
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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Smilacaceae – Catbrier family
Genus Smilax L. – greenbrier
Species Smilax auriculata Walter – earleaf greenbrier

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Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU

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1. Smilax auriculata Walter, Fl. Carol. 245. 1788.

Wild-bamboo

Smilax beyrichii Kunth; S. lata Small

Vines; rhizomes linear or dense masses of potatolike tubers. Stems perennial, climbing, branching zigzag, terete, 5—9 m × 5—8 mm, woody, glabrous; prickles numerous, sparse or absent distally, flattened, rigid, stout, to 4 mm. Leaves evergreen; petiole 0.5—1.2 cm; blade green abaxially, drying to brownish green, narrowly ovate to ovate-elliptic, with 3 prominent veins, secondary veins obscure to prominent, 4.5—6(—8.5) × 2—3.5 cm, not glaucous, glabrous or minutely pubescent abaxially, base auriculate, pandurate, or rounded, cuneate at insertion of petiole, margins entire, apex acute to abruptly deflexed point. Umbels 3—8, terminal, axillary to leaves, 5—8 (—25)-flowered, loose; peduncle 0.2—1.5 cm. Flowers: perianth green; tepals: staminate 6—8 mm, pistillate 3—4 mm; ovule 1 per locule; pedicel 0.2—1 cm. Berries purplish maroon, purple, or black, ovoid to flattened, 5—7 mm, glaucous.

Flowering Apr--Jul. Dunes and sandy flatwoods, full sun; 0--100 m; Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C.; West Indies (Bahamas).

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