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Climbing hempvine is a perennial vine that climbs by twining upward in a clockwise manner. Stems measure 9 feet or more in length at maturity and are slightly 4-angled. Leaves are hairy and triangular in shape , petioles range from 1 to 4 inches in length.
Large flat headed flower clusters are produced atop tall shoots. Flowers are white to pink in color and are produced from July through October. The flower clusters remain until early winter.
Climbing hempvine is found in marshes, bogs, and other wet habitats.