Mikania scandens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusMikania
Species:Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.
Common NameClimbing Hempvine
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BE; Natural Area Presence: DRU; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: RCSP; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Reproductive Phenology: December; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: crenate; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: corymb/cyme/umbel; Inflorescence Types: head; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Mikania angulosa Mikania angulosa Raf.
Mikania menispermea Mikania menispermea
Mikania pubescens Mikania pubescens
Mikania scandens var. pubescens Mikania scandens var. pubescens (Nutt.) Torr. & A.Gray
Willoughbya heterophylla Willoughbya heterophylla Small

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Carlisle (KY), Daviess (KY), Fulton (KY), Graves (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Trigg (KY), Benton (TN), Bradley (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Chester (TN), Coffee (TN), Crockett (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), McNairy (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Roane (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MEM, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100268406 Marshall Kentucky 31 Aug 1973 Raymond Athey
2535
EKY
Mikania scandens
31234100268349 Carlisle Kentucky 26 Aug 1971 Raymond Athey
1467
EKY
Mikania scandens
BEREA007942 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214836 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214858 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214840 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214841 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214834 Crockett Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214847 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214860 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214832 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214842 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214862 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214876 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214851 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214856 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214874 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214854 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
UCHT007619 Fayette Tennessee 29 Aug 1965 Ken Rogers
34499
UCHT
Mikania scandens
APSC0024430 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0084853 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0057990 Muhlenberg Kentucky 06 Nov 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0069764 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024434 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024421 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0045908 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024433 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0057991 Muhlenberg Kentucky 11 Oct 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Mikania scandens
UCHT027896 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Mikania scandens
SWMT03909 Lake Tennessee 00 September 1937 not specified
not specified
SWMT
Mikania scandens
MEM014460 Tipton Tennessee 01 Sep 1968 Sarah J. Warrington
369
MEM
Mikania scandens
UCHT043082 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mikania scandens
UCHT041688 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Mikania scandens
31234100268513 Shelby Tennessee 12 Aug 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70K23
EKY
Mikania scandens
31234100268414 Muhlenberg Kentucky 05 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4900
EKY
Mikania scandens
31234100268356 Daviess Kentucky 04 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5381
EKY
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214826 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214877 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214875 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214839 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214830 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214833 Crockett Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214857 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214869 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214871 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
31234100268364 Fulton Kentucky 26 Aug 1972 Raymond Athey
2049
EKY
Mikania scandens
31234100268398 Hopkins Kentucky 12 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5016
EKY
Mikania scandens
31234100268372 Hopkins Kentucky 21 Jul 1992 E. Sparks
EKY
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214863 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214844 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214873 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214845 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214861 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214898 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214868 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214866 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214843 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214835 Fayette Tennessee 29 Aug 1965 Ken E. Rogers
34499
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214829 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214865 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214872 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214838 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214849 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
APSC0080733 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024431 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0065718 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0068902 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024422 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024426 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
HTTU028034 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Mikania scandens
MEM006291 Graves Kentucky 11 Sep 1973 Raymond Athey
2570
MEM
Mikania scandens
MEM001077 McCracken Kentucky 15 Sep 1967 Raymond Athey
25
MEM
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214828 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214870 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214827 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214837 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
APSC0024427 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0091275 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0060194 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0101146 Montgomery Tennessee 23 Aug 2018 Edward Chester
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024429 McCracken Kentucky 01 Oct 2003 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0060195 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024424 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024423 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0101735 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
N/A Tennessee Oct. 1898 A. Ruth
732
UCHT
Mikania scandens
UOS01104 Grundy Tennessee 26 Sep 1998 Allen Sweetser
UOS
Mikania scandens
N/A Cheatham Tennessee 28 Sep 2019 Shawn Krosnick
976
HTTU
Mikania scandens
UCHT043142 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mikania scandens
N/A Tennessee Oct. 1898 A. Ruth
732
UCHT
Mikania scandens
31234100268422 Muhlenberg Kentucky 21 Nov 1978 Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Mikania scandens
31234100268380 Hopkins Kentucky 14 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5100
EKY
Mikania scandens
31234100268331 Ballard Kentucky 29 Sep 1971 Raymond Athey
1549
EKY
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214897 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214846 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214825 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214855 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214831 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214867 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214848 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214850 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214864 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214852 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214853 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
TENN-V-0214859 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Mikania scandens
APSC0080078 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024432 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0057989 Muhlenberg Kentucky 11 Oct 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0024435 Lake Tennessee
APSC
Mikania scandens
APSC0080457 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Mikania scandens
HTTU003645 Chester Tennessee
HTTU
Mikania scandens
UOS01103 Franklin Tennessee 24 May 2010 Jon Evans
UOS
Mikania scandens
MEM017628 Calloway Kentucky 05 Oct 1979 Raymond Athey
4522
MEM
Mikania scandens
UCHT041689 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Mikania scandens
UCHT043141 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mikania scandens
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