Smilax glyciphylla / Native Sarsparilla

This plant is a robust woody vine that can have stems several metres long. Beside the attachment point for the leaves there are coiling tendrils, up to 8 cm long. This is a young plant that has not yet flowered, but when it does it should produce bunches of small berries, that change from red to almost black. as they ripen. Created on …09/23, 2012