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Digital Herbaria

Apocynum cannabinum

Apocynum cannabinum L.

Indian Hemp, Prairie Dogbane, Hemp Dogbane, Dogbane

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Apocynum cannabinum var. glabberimum

Indian-Hemp, Smooth Dogbane


Location: Medina River Ranch, Gate 9, 300 m N of Gate.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Deep shade, understory of Cornus, Lindera, Ungnadia. Moist, loose, alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Erect perennial, stem thin, red-brown, to 1 m tall. Leaves short, petioled, opposite,mostly ascending, ovate, narrowing basally, mucronate, glabrous, medium green, to 45x80 mm. Infloresence an axillary cyme. Pedicel to 25 mm. Flowers: about 10, cylindric, 3 mm long, white, lobes 5.

County: Medina
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 13, 1992
Specimen number: 418

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0607
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44

Annotations: SCXXM

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