carrionflower

carrion flower n.
1. Any of several North American plants of the genus Smilax, especially S. herbacea, an herbaceous tendril-bearing vine having clusters of small greenish flowers with the odor of decaying flesh.
2. See starfish flower.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Smilax biltmoreana (Small) J.B.S. Norton ex Pennell — Symbol SMBI Common Name Biltmore s carrionflower Botanical Family Smilacaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Smilax ecirrhata (Engelm. ex Kunth) S. Watson — Symbol SMEC Common Name upright carrionflower Botanical Family Smilacaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Smilax herbacea L. — Symbol SMHE Common Name smooth carrionflower Botanical Family Smilacaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Smilax hugeri (Small) J.B.S. Norton ex Pennell — Symbol SMHU Common Name Huger s carrionflower Botanical Family Smilacaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Smilax lasioneura Hook. — Symbol SMLA3 Common Name Blue Ridge carrionflower Botanical Family Smilacaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Smilax pulverulenta Michx. — Symbol SMPU2 Common Name downy carrionflower Botanical Family Smilacaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Smilax biltmoreana — ID 78785 Symbol Key SMBI Common Name Biltmore s carrionflower Family Smilacaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, KY, NC, SC, TN Growth Habit Vine, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Smilax ecirrata — ID 78796 Symbol Key SMEC Common Name upright carrionflower Family Smilacaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, ND, NE, OH, OK …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Smilax herbacea — ID 78801 Symbol Key SMHE Common Name smooth carrionflower Family Smilacaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Smilax hugeri — ID 78803 Symbol Key SMHU Common Name Huger s carrionflower Family Smilacaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN Growth Habit Vine, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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