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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Mikania cordifolia (L. f.) Willd.
Florida Keys hempvine

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

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Florida Keys History and Distribution:

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Mikania cordifolia has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Reported




Mikania cordifolia has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Rockland Hammock
Tidal Marsh