Cocculus carolinus


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Noun1.Cocculus carolinus - woody vine of southeastern United States resembling the common moonseed but having red fruits
moonseed - plant of the family Menispermaceae having red or black fruit with crescent- or ring-shaped seeds
Cocculus, genus Cocculus - climbing plants or shrubs
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In the woods, snail seed vine, Cocculus carolinus, will be vibrant with drooping, clusters of small, bright red berries.
Other vines encountered are Ampelopsis arborea (peppervine), Berchemia scandens (Alabama supplejack), Campsis radicans (trumpet creeper), Cocculus carolinus (Carolina coralbead), Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle), Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper), Smilax bona-nox (saw greenbrier), Smilax glauca (cat greenbr ier), Smilax rotundifolia (roundleaf greenbrier), Vitis rotundifolia (muscadine), and the ubiquitous Toxicodendron radicans (eastern poison ivy).
Campsis radicans (trumpet creeper), Cocculus carolinus (Carolina coralbead), and hex decidua (possumhaw) are common understory constituents.