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Digital Herbaria

Mikania scandens

Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.

Climbing Hempvine, Climbing Hempweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

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Specimen & Label Data

Mikania scandens

Climbing Hempweed


Location: NE of low-water crossing of Salado Creek at road from Main Base of Ft Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun; damp, alluvial soil, often flooded.

Description: Perennial twining vine. Leaves opposite; blades elongate-deltoid, acute, 33-10 cm long, marginally undulate, bases sometimes cordate. Heads in corymbiform aggregations at end of branches. Ray flowers absent. Disk flowers 4/head, perfect, fertile. Achenes short-columnar, 5-ribbed, pappus persists.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 5, 1994
Specimen number: 683

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0965
Accession Date: Nov 22, 1994
Accession Number: 76

Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit)

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