Taxon  Report   1471    
Cannabis sativa  L.
Herb,  Marijuana
Cannabis sativa
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Cannabis sativa
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Cannabis sativa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Cannabis sativa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cannabis sativa
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Genus: Cannabis
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cannabis indica
ICPN: Cannabis sativa ssp. sativa
ICPN: Cannabis sativa var. sativa
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).