Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Apocynum X floribundum Greene (pro sp.) image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Apocynaceae
Apocynum X floribundum Greene (pro sp.)
hybrid dogbane, intermediate dogbane
Apocynum: from the Greek for "away from dog," i.e. noxious to dogs, in reference to its ancient use as a dog poison, hence dogbane
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial forb
Notes: tough fibrous inner bark used for cordage by Native Americans; hybrids common
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(PARENTS = Apocynum androsaemifolium L. X either A. cannabinum L. or A. sibiricum Jacq.)
Apocynum jonesii Woodson
Apocynum medium Greene
Apocynum medium Greene var. floribundum (Greene) Woodson
Apocynum medium Greene var. leuconeuron (Greene) Woodson
Apocynum medium Greene var. lividum (Greene) Woodson
Apocynum medium Greene var. sarniense (Greene) Woodson
Apocynum medium Greene var. vestitum (Greene) Woodson
Apocynum milleri Britton

         
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