"With Christmas came a crate of smilax and holly."
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Smilax is a plant found both in temperate zones and in the tropics. It is also called catbriers, greenbriers and prickly-ivys. The smilax is a flowering climber with thorny branches.

Like holly, smilax is commonly used in Christian countries for Christmas decorations, such as Advent wreaths.