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Spotting

Description:

Single, shiny leaves, red in color with light green speckles, on a thorny vine. Leaves on top redder than bottom leaves.

Habitat:

Around an oak tree with poison ivy and blackberries.

1 Species ID Suggestions

smilax


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1 Comment

star_KSW
star_KSW 10 years ago

I did a search for smilax and that does seem to match. It looks like green brier. The picture I took was a younger growth of the plant. I found a more mature vine of it growing nearby and the leaves are all green instead of red. I'm guessing only the younger leaves look red.

star_KSW
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star_KSW

Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Mar 31, 2011
Submitted on Mar 31, 2011

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