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Mikania micrantha Kunth
Mile-a-minute

Mikania micrantha
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat as an invasive exotic
Miami-Dade County, 2012

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Comments: First observed in South Florida in 2008 (FLEPPC, 2011).

Other data on Mikania micrantha available from :

Mikania micrantha has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Mikania micrantha has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized


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Mikania micrantha
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat as an invasive exotic
Miami-Dade County, 2012