Smilax herbacea

ClassificationMonocots
FamilySmilacaceae
Family (Traditional)Smilacaceae
GenusSmilax
SpeciesSmilax herbacea L.
Common Namesmooth carrionflower
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: vine - forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.1
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Barren (KY), Bell (KY), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Christian (KY), Clay (KY), Crittenden (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Franklin (KY), Gallatin (KY), Grant (KY), Graves (KY), Harlan (KY), Henry (KY), Jessamine (KY), Kenton (KY), Larue (KY), Laurel (KY), Leslie (KY), Livingston (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henderson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Smith (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1937 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100149325 Jessamine Kentucky 07 Oct 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11771
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149366 Floyd Kentucky 20 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2430
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149309 Robertson Kentucky 15 Aug 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7696
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149382 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
25
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149408 Anderson Kentucky 10 Jun 1978 William S. Bryant
493
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149523 Henry Kentucky 07 Jul 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
412
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149564 Campbell Kentucky 26 May 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8502
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149424 Oldham Kentucky 11 May 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6305
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149499 Graves Kentucky 08 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73E1.12
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149358 Franklin Kentucky 22 May 1981 Steven Rice
FR-267
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149531 Henry Kentucky 27 Apr 1963 J. L. Gentry Jr.
929
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149432 McCracken Kentucky 11 May 1971 Elizabeth M. Browne
71E6.5
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100160058 Pulaski Kentucky 21 Jul 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70K10.16
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149374 Fayette Kentucky 12 Sep 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9440
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149317 Leslie Kentucky 24 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1971
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149341 Henry Kentucky 07 Jul 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
456
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149507 Larue Kentucky 23 May 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5469
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100165313 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
132
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100165339 Powell Kentucky 08 Oct 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4917
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100160868 Clay Kentucky 30 May 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
2714
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149481 Crittenden Kentucky 30 May 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69E11.25
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149473 Crittenden Kentucky 13 May 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3662
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100165321 Campbell Kentucky 02 Jun 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7152
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149291 Rockcastle Kentucky 15 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1410
EKY
Smilax herbacea
BEREA008582 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Smilax herbacea
ETSU006919 Unicoi Tennessee 10 Jun 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Smilax herbacea
31973000019496 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Smilax herbacea
31973000019497 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Smilax herbacea
31234100149390 Estill Kentucky 21 May 1987 Richard G. Guetig
93
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149515 Fayette Kentucky 17 May 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5252
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149457 Caldwell Kentucky 07 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C6.26
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149465 Calloway Kentucky 08 May 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73B3.7
EKY
Smilax herbacea
31234100149416 Barren Kentucky 29 May 1993 Charles J. Lapham
60
EKY
Smilax herbacea
BEREA008581 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Smilax herbacea
N/A Greene Tennessee 08 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Smilax herbacea
31973000019498 Fayette Kentucky
KNK
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006148 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006147 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006151 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070849 Pulaski Kentucky
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070367 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070352 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070363 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006146 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006144 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006150 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006149 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
MDKY00006145 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070371 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070856 Fayette Kentucky
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070351 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070360 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070364 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070366 Smith Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070354 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070349 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070369 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070346 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070347 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070344 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070857 Henry Kentucky
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070362 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070845 Gallatin Kentucky
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070355 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070847 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070365 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070348 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070357 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070358 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0192511 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070359 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070343 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
UCHT007311 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Smilax herbacea
APSC0031346 Montgomery Tennessee 29 Apr 1976 Edward Chester
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0031357 Morgan Tennessee 24 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070361 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070353 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070356 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070350 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070848 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070846 Grant Kentucky
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070368 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
TENN-V-0070345 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Smilax herbacea
APSC0077930 Laurel Kentucky 14 Oct 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0093427 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0094426 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0057172 Oldham Kentucky 29 May 1961 James Matthews
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0031359 Morgan Tennessee 24 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0055460 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0031360 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0093394 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0070596 Jessamine Kentucky 25 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0031356 Smith Tennessee
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0031345 Montgomery Tennessee 20 Jul 1971 Edward Chester
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0093428 Harlan Kentucky 09 Aug 1948 Mary Wharton
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0087651 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0053108 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Smilax herbacea
HTTU024647 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU009631 Kentucky
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016317 Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016309 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016305 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016315 Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016312 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016307 Cheatham Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016311 Warren Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016313 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
APSC0052424 Morgan Tennessee 11 May 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0031348 Montgomery Tennessee 29 Sep 1956 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0044368 Johnson Tennessee
APSC
Smilax herbacea
APSC0093426 Harlan Kentucky 27 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016314 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016316 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016318 Todd Kentucky
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
SWMT00389 Tennessee 15 May 1937 John H. Davis
SWMT
Smilax herbacea
HTTU024648 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016304 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU009632 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016306 Christian Kentucky
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016319 Christian Kentucky
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU016303 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
HTTU009633 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Smilax herbacea
UOS08352 Van Buren Tennessee 13 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Smilax herbacea
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