Spreading Dogbane

Apocynum androsaemifolium is also called:

  • Common dogbane
  • Rheumatism weed
  • Bitter Dogbane
  • Low Dogbane
  • Mountain Dogbane

Apocynum is from the Greek for away from dog. It was used in ancient times as a dog poison. Thus . . . dogbane.

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