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Climbing Boneset

Mikania scandens

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

Has traditional medicinal uses. Native to

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ForestDragon
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ForestDragon

Islip, New York, USA

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

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