What are these 3 plants? (ID complete)

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Date Photo Taken: 11/3/2010
Location: Homerville, GA
Posted By: vaundab


The 1st one is all over my yard and most are growing from stumps that were cut down before I bought the house. It looks like a tree. The second is a low growing something by the road and the 3rd is also low growing and appears to have spines.


  1. Russell Camp Unregistered says:

    The top photo is smilax, or green briar. This looks a little different than what we are accustomed to because there are about 350 species of the stuff. I think I have 200 species at my house. The middle photo is Ginger and is not reliably hardy here. It may freeze to the ground in most winters and come back in May. The bottom photo is Banana Shrub…I think.

    Russell Camp
    Southern Garden Coach

    November 4th, 2010 at 11:42 am
  2. loganator Unregistered says:

    Bottom picture is a young Camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora). Crush leaves have a distinct odor.

    November 4th, 2010 at 11:59 pm

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