Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Blue Ridge Carrionflower

Blue Ridge Carrionflower

Smilax lasioneura

Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, rocky or loamy soil.  7-8 feet height, blooms spring into summer, green flowers.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Only occurs in 7 counties – Hardeman, Hardin, Wayne, Perry, Giles, Stewart and Cheatham

This is a vine with blue-black berries that is easy to grow. Flowers often have a carrion-like scent.  Attracts birds.

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