Taxon  Report   425 
Apocynum androsaemifolium  L.
Bitter dogbane,  Spreading dogbane
Apocynum androsaemifolium
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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Apocynum androsaemifolium
© 2004 Steve Matson
Apocynum androsaemifolium
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Apocynum androsaemifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Apocynum androsaemifolium
© 2008 Chris Winchell
Genus: Apocynum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. pumilum
PLANTS: Apocynum pumilum
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. woodsonii
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. tomentellum
PLANTS: Apocynum scopulorum
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. intermedium
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. incanum
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. griseum
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. glabrum
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium ssp. pumilum
PLANTS: Apocynum ambigens
PLANTS: Apocynum pumilum var. rhomboideum
ICPN: Apocynum ×floribundum
ICPN: Apocynum viarum
XWALK: Apocynum androsemifolium
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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