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Spreading Dogbane
Apocynum androsaemifolium

This is a large, bushy plant. The growth habit and foliage are very similar to the related Indian hemp.

• Family: Dogbane (Apocynaceae)
• Habitat: dry fields and thickets
• Height: 1-4 feet
• Flower size: 1/4 to 1/2 inch across
• Flower color: pale pink
• Flowering time: June to August
• Origin: native

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Apocynum androsaemifolium
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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.