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Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.

Climbing hempvine

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusMikania
SpeciesscandensClimbing

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Mikania angulosa Raf.

Mikania batatifolia auct. non DC.

Mikania scandens (L.) Willd. var. pubescens (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray

Willoughbya heterophylla Small

 

Mikania scandens description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Mikania scandens (climbing hempvine)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Florida
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm)

Mikania scandens (climbing hempvine)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Florida
≈ 11 × 7" (28 × 18 cm)

Mikania scandens (climbing hempvine)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Florida
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 12 cm)

Mikania scandens (climbing hempvine)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Florida
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 16 cm)

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