Apocynum cannabinum

  • Apocynum cannabinum  Indian hemp
  • Apocynum cannabinum  Indian hemp
Indian hemp

Named for the strong fibers of the stems used by the Indians to make ropes and nets, this member of the Dogbane family grows to 4 feet or more each year with clusters of white flowers. Found in wooded areas and wet spots it spreads and can be invasive in gardens. All parts of the plant are poisonous. Bay Area native.

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