Mikania cordifolia (Linnaeus f.) Willdenow. Hab: Bottomland hardwood forests, mesic hammocks near the coast, margins of tidal marshes. Dist: Se. SC (Beaufort and Colleton counties) (P. McMillan, pers. comm. 2005), e. GA (Bryan & Camden counties) (Carter, Baker, & Morris 2009), south to s. FL, west to s. LA; West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Fl7, FNA21, K1, K3, K4, S, SE1, WH3, WI, Holmes (1981), Nauman (1981)