Apocynum cannabinum

Apocynum cannabinum

Indian hemp



  • Herbaceous perennial 2 to 4 feet tall
  • Apocynum means “away dog” cannabinum means “like hemp”
  • Moist places near streams
  • Leaf shape, growth habitat and milky sap similar to milkweed
  • 3 to 5 localities, threatened but not seriously
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo, Hamilton and Valley sections



2 gal

bloom season Apr
bloom season Aug
habitat Coastal scrub
flower color Cream
water High
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
water Mod
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
habitat Riparian
bloom season Sep
soil Wetland
dormancy winter

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