Taxon  Report   426 
Apocynum cannabinum  L.
Indian hemp,  Indianhemp dogbane
Apocynum cannabinum
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Apocynum cannabinum
© 2008 Chris Winchell
Apocynum cannabinum
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Apocynum cannabinum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Apocynum cannabinum
© 2008 Chris Winchell
Genus: Apocynum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Apocynum cannabinum var. angustifolium
PLANTS: Apocynum suksdorfii var. angustifolium
PLANTS: Apocynum sibiricum
PLANTS: Apocynum sibiricum var. salignum
PLANTS: Apocynum sibiricum var. farwellii
PLANTS: Apocynum sibiricum var. cordigerum
PLANTS: Apocynum pubescens
PLANTS: Apocynum suksdorfii
PLANTS: Apocynum hypericifolium
PLANTS: Apocynum cannabinum var. suksdorfii
PLANTS: Apocynum cannabinum var. pubescens
PLANTS: Apocynum cannabinum var. nemorale
PLANTS: Apocynum cannabinum var. hypericifolium
PLANTS: Apocynum cannabinum var. greeneanum
PLANTS: Apocynum cannabinum var. glaberrimum
ICPN: Apocynum palustre
ICPN: Apocynum oblongum
More information about  Apocynum cannabinum
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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