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Search for FLAS accession number: 216093 Total specimen records retrieved: 1


Taxon Family (modern) Accession #
Smilax glauca    Smilacaceae FLAS 216093
ID history :
  • [Orig. id.:] Smilax glauca Walt.
    Collector/# : Julie Anne Ferguson  68 [coll. with] Mr. Leon Gordon, healer/collegue
    Date coll. : 4/23/96
    Locality &
     label text
    : [United States]: Florida: Putnam County. Collected in field behind Mrs. Gladys Gordon's property, Herman Dr., Hawthorne, FL. Mesic woodlands. Quercus virginiana, Pinus elliottii and Prunus caroliniana present in overstory. Woody slender vine with leaves whitish beneath, corolla yellow-green. Ethnobotanical uses: root of plant used with Prunus caroliniana ("wild cherry") bark to make a medicinal tea to treat kidney trouble. Any Smilax sp. used.
    Notes : [Common name:] folk term = "the briar"
    [Label note:] Use verified by healer/collegue Gladys Gordon.
    Images :
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