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Smilax rotundifolia /Roundleaf Greenbrier

Smilax rotundifolia  / Smilax rotundifolia
Thin open vine with a scattering of leaves
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Thin open vine with a scattering of leaves

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Scientific Name: Smilax rotundifolia
Common Name: Roundleaf Greenbrier
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is the smilax with round leaves. It is a good cut foliage for end of the year holiday season. Male and female flowers are on separate plants, thus only female plants produce the late autumn berries.