A shrub with three lobed leaves (more/less) coarsely dentate. White flowers of spring are replaced by a dark purple fruit in fall.
An herbaceous smilax known as Carrion Flower. This species is often mistaken for Dioscorea villosa, (wild yam).
A perennial with alternate leaves that become smaller as they ascend; entire margins but ciliate. Ray flowers lavendar, disk flowers begin as yellow but become purple as the inflorescence ages. The inflorescence is in a panicle. Phyllaries have a green diamond shape towards apices.