OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Apocynum medium   FAMILY Apocynaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Apocynum ×floribundum [androsaemifolium × cannabinum]   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 156-03-002:
Apocynum medium   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Apocynum medium

 

COMMON NAME:
Intermediate Dogbane


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Apocynum medium   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Apocynum ×floribundum [androsaemifolium × cannabinum]   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 156-03-002:
Apocynum medium   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Apocynum medium

 

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2675

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in forests, woodlands, roadsides, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

full sun partial shade

DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White/Pink/Greenish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed calyx, minute
5-lobed urceolate to campanulate corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Paired follicles

 

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