Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.
Common name: climbing hempvine
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Mikania is the only twining vine in the Asteraceae native to central
|Mikania scandens heads are discoid, with four florets per head. Note the long style branches characteristic of its tribe (Eupatorieae).|
|Note the deltiod leaves.||A hairstreak butterfly visiting Mikania scandens|
|A crab spider is well-camouflauged in Mikania scandens|