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Hemp Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Hemp Dogbane
Scientific Plant Name Apocynum cannabinum
Other Common Names
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Dogbane
Scientific Family Name Apocynaceae


Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Herb broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant; wildflowers and forbs
Life Span Perennial herbaceous; lives three or more years
Maximum Height 3.5 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 1.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color White, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season July - August typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Vegetative methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Moisture Drained to Dry


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