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