What type of vine is this (and is the bulb edible)

nick_nlApril 19, 2013

I was pulling some vines and I found this vine that had a bulb.

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esh_ga

Was it a thorny vine? Looks like a type of Smilax.

    Bookmark   April 19, 2013 at 10:12PM
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ncrescue

Gee, I thought at first it was a bird! Smilax does have large, gnarly roots. It also has shiny dark green leaves, but it is one native I don't want. The thorns can be brutal.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2013 at 9:23PM
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