Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cannabis sativa L. image
Photographer: Robert R. Kowal           

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Richard Bauer

Richard Bauer

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kurt Stüber

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll
Family Cannabaceae
Cannabis sativa L.
hemp, Indian hemp, marijuana
Cannabis: ancient Greek name, of obscure etymology
sativa: sown
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual, 8"-40" or more tall forb
Flower: green, 5-parted; inflorescence 6" branched clusters both terminal and from the leaf axils, male flowers loosely arranged, female more compact and fewer; blooms June-Oct.
Fruit:dry seed
Leaf:stalked, palmately-divided with 5-7 leaflets, hairy, toothed
Habitat: disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cannabis indica Lam.
Cannabis indica Lam. var. kafiristanica Vavilov
Cannabis ruderalis Janisch.
Cannabis sativa L. subsp. indica (Lam.) E.Small & Cronquist
Cannabis sativa L. subsp. indica (Lam.) E.Small & Cronquist var. indica
Cannabis sativa L. subsp. indica (Lam.) E.Small & Cronquist var. kafiristanica (Vavilov) E.Small & Cronquist
Cannabis sativa L. subsp. sativa
Cannabis sativa L. subsp. sativa var. sativa
Cannabis sativa L. subsp. sativa var. spontanea Vavilov

         
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