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Climbing Boneset

Mikania scandens


Vine plant that grows clockwise around host plants. Pale pink flowers (can be purplish or white as well) are produced in small umbels. Leaves are somewhat triangular shaped with a bit of wavy edging. Stems are purplish in color.


Growing near a water source in a less cultivated area. Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Islip, New York.


Has traditional medicinal uses. Native to

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Islip, New York, USA

Spotted on Aug 10, 2013
Submitted on Dec 11, 2013

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