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Smilax (Greenbrier) is a genus of woody plants in the family Smilacaceae. They are native to Eastern North America. Individuals can grow to 10 m.

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  • Definition: a plant that produces wood as its structural tissue. Wood is a structural cellular adaptation that allows woody plants to grow from above ground stems year after year, thus making some woody plants the largest and tallest terrestrial plants. Wood is usually primarily composed of xylem cells with cell walls made of cellulose and lignin
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of greenbrier. View this species on GBIF