Indian Hemp

Indian hemp. Indian hemp.

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum) is a perennial plant that can be found throughout much of North America. It is a member of the plant species cannabinum, which also includes hemp. It was used by some northeastern Indian groups as a source of a short plant fibre.

Indian hemp is also known in North America as Amy Root, Dogbane, Hemp Dogbane, Prairie Dogbane and sometimes as Wild Cotton.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 26 June 2016).

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