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Indian Hemp
Apocynum cannabinum in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Apocynum
Species: A. cannabinum
Binomial name
Apocynum cannabinum
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Indian Hemp (Apocynum cannabinum) is a species of plant. It is also known as Dogbane, Amy Root, Hemp Dogbane, Rheumatism Root, and Wild Cotton. It is native to North America. It blooms from June to August. This species is found in moist lowlands, near stream edges, and near pond edges. It likes to grow in sandy or gravelly soil. Its height is 1–4 feet.

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