Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Apocynaceae: Dogbane

Leaves opposite, simple, entire. Plant mostly with acrid milky juice. Flowers with 5 parts, the corolla in tubes with lobes overlapping at the base. Flowers often in clusters of small, nodding, bell-shaped flowers. Fruit is often a long narrow capsule.
Flower Formula:  Sepals (5); Petals (5) Glossary

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Apocynum
dogbane
4 Photo of Apocynum White to pink flowers at end of stem. Images   Information
Vinca
periwinkle
1 Photo of Vinca Blue flowers in axil of leaves. Low-growing, shiny leaves. Images   Information


         
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