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Connecticut Plants
Spreading Dogbane
Apocynum androsaemifolium L.

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
Apocynum androsaemifolium L.
Apocynum androsaemifolium L.