- Common Name(s):
- Greenbriar, Smilax
- Native Plants, Vines
Smilax glauca is easily recognized by its glaucous to whitened abaxial leaf surfaces, which, however, may be altered by heat in drying. It is reportedly the weediest species of the genus. The plants tend to be evergreen in the more southern part of the distribution.
Thorny stems; attracts birds; bright red fall foliage; forms an enlarged rhizome
- 8-12 ft.
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
- Dark blue berries
NCCES plant id: 556