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Dogbane

DOGBANE (Intermediate)
Apoynum medium Dogbane  Family  Apocynaceae
June - August Common
Description: From 1 to 4 feet tall. Leaves are elliptical, flowers bell shape white to whitish green in color. Intermediate dogbane is between Spreading Dogbane and Indian Hemp. When stems or leaves are crushed a white milk like substance oozes from damaged area. The fibers from this plant was used by the American Natives to lash stone points to shafts.

Location: Fields, roadsides and shores
 
Dogbane Dogbane
Dogbane pods

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