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Sarsparilla Vine (Smilax pumila)


Smilax pumila, the sarsaparilla vine, is a North American species of plants native to the southeastern United States from eastern Texas to South Carolina.Smilax pumila is a prickly vine or subshrub up to 100 cm (40 inches) tall. It either runs along the ground or clambers up other vegetation. Flowers are yellow; fruits red and egg-shaped

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Magnoliophyta

        • Class: Liliopsida

          • Order: Liliales

            • Family: Smilacaceae

              • Genus: Smilax