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Catbrier Family
1 species
Smooth Carrion Flower
Order: Liliales
Family: Smilacaceae (Catbrier family) (formerly Liliaceae)
Genus: Smilax (Greenbrier)
Species: Herbacea
Perennial - also known as Carrion Vine, Herbaceous
Carrion, Smooth Greenbrier - flowers smell like carrion - S.
lasioneura, S. pulverulenta and others are similar  - Smilax
genus contains woody vines with thorns or bristles
(Greenbriers, Catbriers) and non-woody vines without
thorns or bristles (Carrion Flowers) - native to eastern North
America
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Class: Liliopsida
Updated April 9 2017
More Smooth Carrion Flower
More Smooth Carrion Flower
Updated April 9 2017
More Smooth Carrion Flower
More Smooth Carrion Flower
Smooth Carrion Flower - flower approx. 7 mm - fruit approx. 1 cm - leaves to 9 cm - non-woody vine to 2.5 m - High Park - May 2012
Smooth Carrion Flower - flower approx. 7 mm - fruit approx. 1 cm - leaves to 9 cm - non-woody vine to 2.5 m - York Regional Forest (Hollidge Tract) - June 2016