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Sunday - April 03, 2005

Region: California
Topic: Invasive Plants
Title: Where is marijuana plant native?
Answered by: Nan Hampton


In what part of the world is the marijuana plant native?


The origin of marijuana, or hemp, (Cannabis sativa), was the Causcusus region of eastern Europe, India, and Iran but now can be found growing all over the world in warm to temperate regions. You can read "A Description and Natural History of Hemp" from the University of Texas Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology.


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