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Mikania scandens

Climbing hempvine

 

A vine to rival the non-native and overused Autumn clematis. This rambling vine is naturally found climbing on neighboring shrubs or trees in moist soils in partial shade. Also known as “climbing boneset” although neither related to hemp nor to boneset. This lovely native is actually in the sunflower family.

 

A vigorous grower, reaching heights of rou