|Photo taken by Kevin Robertson|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants|
|Class:||Liliopsida – Monocotyledons|
| Smilax pumila|
|Natural range of Smilax pumila from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common names: Sarsparilla vine, Dwarf smilax
A description of Smilax pumila is provided in The Flora of North America.
In the Coastal Plain in Florida and Georgia, S. pumila can be found along slopes, steep banks near rivers, Ilex woods, and in shaded forested floodplains.  Soil types include loamy sand and loamy soil. 
It has been observed blooming and flowering in November. 
Conservation and management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- Florida State University Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium database. URL: http://herbarium.bio.fsu.edu. Last accessed: July 2015. Collectors: C. Anderson, Rodie White, Robert K. Godfrey, R. Komarek, Annie Schmidt. States and Counties: Florida: Gadsden, Leon, Liberty. Georgia: Grady. Compiled by Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.