PlantsSmilax→Bristly Greenbrier (Smilax tamnoides)

Botanical names:
Smilax tamnoides Accepted
Smilax hispida Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 10 to 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1/4 inch blue to black berry, each containing 2 to 3 seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Yellowish-green to grayish.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Thorny Vine by skip3 Oct 19, 2016 5:16 AM 4

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