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SS-AGR-328: Mile-a-minute (Mikania micrantha): A New Weed in South Florida

Figure 2. Mile-a-minute is a highly branched perennial vine. Leaves are opposite and heart-shaped, 2–5 inches long and 1–3 inches wide, and taper to an acute point. In Florida, flowering typically occurs in November and December, but flowering through January may be common. Photograph by Keith Bradley.