Sweet Sarsaparilla

Scientific Name: 
Smilax glyciphylla
Family Name: 
Smilacaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Climber
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
Spring to summer
Of Interest: 
Fresh, dried. Red growing tips have sweet liquorice-root flabbour and chewed raw. Can be dried and used as herbal tea.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Climate: 
Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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