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Smilax laurifolia

Common Name(s):
Greenbriar
Category:
Vines
Comment:

Native; normally found in coastal bogs, moist lowlands and low sandy areas but will tolerate dry sites; thick, glossy green leaves; spiny older stems; 1 to 2' tubers

Height:
20 ft.
Flower:
Small yellowish green flowers in late summer; dark red to black fruit that attracts birds
Zones:
7b-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Texture:
Coarse
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade
Growth Rate:
Medium
Climbing Method:
Arching branches
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2319

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