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Nekemias arborea (Linnaeus) J. Wen & Boggan. Peppervine. Phen: Jun-Oct; Sep-Oct. Hab: Swamp forests, marshes, wet thickets, moist to wet maritime forests. Dist: Se. VA (and MD?) south to s. FL, west to TX, north in the interior to s. IL and sw. WV.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = FNA12, K4, Wen, Boggan, & Nie (2014); = Ampelopsis arborea (L.) Koehne – Ar, C, F, Fl3, G, GW2, Il, K1, K2, NcTx, RAB, S, S13, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW (name change)
  • Great Plains: FAC (name change)
  • Midwest: FACW (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW (name change)

Heliophily ?: 5

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