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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Mikania cordifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mikania cordifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Heartleaf Climbing Hempweed


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image of Mikania cordifolia, Heartleaf Climbing Hempweed

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmmcordifolia_cssp

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image of Mikania cordifolia, Heartleaf Climbing Hempweed

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image of Mikania cordifolia, Heartleaf Climbing Hempweed

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Quite similar to M. scandens but phyllaries are obtuse or broadly acute, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Mikania cordifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mikania cordifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

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2700

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Bottomland hardwood forests, mesic hammocks near the coast, margins of tidal marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Disc: Whitish/Lilac/Light pink
Rays: Absent
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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