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Apocynum androsaemifolium  L.
Bitter dogbane,  Spreading dogbane
Apocynum androsaemifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Apocynum

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. tomentellum
ICPN + PLANTS: Apocynum pumilum
PLANTS: Apocynum androsaemifolium var. woodsonii
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More information about  Apocynum androsaemifolium
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Jun 16, 2019).