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Downy Carrion-flower Greenbrier
(Downy Carrion-flower)
Smilax pulverulenta
Smilacaceae — Greenbriar family
Native
Downy Carrion-flower Greenbrier
Staminate flowers

Downy Carrion-flower Greenbrier
The vine coming from the right, without flowers, may be S. herbacea.

Downy Carrion-flower Greenbrier
Small hairs on veins on bottom of leaf distinguish this from S. herbacea.
Middle Run Valley Natural Area
May 2017
Downy Carrion-flower Greenbrier
Downy Carrion-flower Greenbrier
Leaves five-veined.
Middle Run Valley Natural Area
May 2013

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