Wild Florida Photo - Mikania cordifolia

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Mikania cordifolia

FLORIDA KEYS HEMPVINE

Florida native

 

A common vine of hammocks in the central panhandle and much of the peninsula of Florida. It also ranges through the southeastern coastal states from Texas to Georgia plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Similar to M. scandens, except that M. cordifolia has hairy stems, inflorescence and leaves. Florida keys hempvine has phyllaries that are 6-9 mm long compared to 3-5mm in climbing hempvine.

 
Mikania cordifolia is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Mikania genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Mikania scandens - CLIMBING HEMPVINE


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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