Taxon: Smilax glauca Walter

Genus: Smilax
Family: Smilacaceae
Nomen number: 34521
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 245. 1788
Name Verified on: 09-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Aug-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Kansas, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Massachusetts, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Foster, S. & J. A. Duke A field guide to medicinal plants: Eastern/Central North America, 2nd ed. 2000 (EastC Med Pl)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. 1955 (F IllJones)
  • Judd, W. S. 1998. The Smilacaceae in the southeastern United States Harvard Pap. Bot. 3:160.
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Smilax glauca Walter :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image