Smilax rotundifolia


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Synonyms for Smilax rotundifolia

a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries

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5 Smilacina racemosa (false spikenard) * -- -- -- Smilax hispida (bristly greenbrier) * -- -- -- Smilax rotundifolia (common -- -- -- greenbrier) * Solanum carolinense (horsenettle) 2.
Other vines encountered are Ampelopsis arborea (peppervine), Berchemia scandens (Alabama supplejack), Campsis radicans (trumpet creeper), Cocculus carolinus (Carolina coralbead), Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle), Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper), Smilax bona-nox (saw greenbrier), Smilax glauca (cat greenbr ier), Smilax rotundifolia (roundleaf greenbrier), Vitis rotundifolia (muscadine), and the ubiquitous Toxicodendron radicans (eastern poison ivy).
Special Note: this species was incorrectly reported as Smilax rotundifolia L.
while the ground-flora of the south-facing old-growth ecosystem are dominated by Smilax rotundifolia L.
2) Other species present listed in order of decreasing importance value were: Pinus echinata, Vaccinium arboreum, Callicarpa americana, Viburnum rufidulum, Pinus taeda, Vitis rotundifolia, Bumelia lanuginosa, Pinus palustris, Liguidambar styraciflua, Rhus copallina, Juniperus virginiana, Crataegus crus-galli, Crataegus marshallii, Rhus toxicodendron, Quercus falcata, Pinus elliottii, Carya tomentosa, Morus rubra, Smilax rotundifolia, Fraxinus americana, Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, Berchemia scandens.