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Black Bryony

Tamus communis

Plant Data

Order:
Dioscoreales
Family:
Dioscoreaceae (Yam)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
6 small yellowish-green petals. Male and female flowers appearing on the same plant.
Fruit:
Shiny, red poisonous berries.
Leaves:
Stalked, dark green and shiny, glossy, heart-shaped leaves.
Maximum Size:
3 meters tall.
Foraging Notes:
Poisonous.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Aroma:
Cinnamon-scented flowers.
Other Names:
Black Bindweed, Blackeye Root, Lady's Seal, Tamier..
Habitats:
Hedgerows, scrub, woodland.