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Dogbane

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Dogbane Flowers 8115

On June 14 in Grant Woods Forest Preserve in Lake County, Illinois, we saw dogbane flowers of two types: spreading (pink, Apocynum androsaemifolium) and prairie (white, Apocynum cannabinum).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apocynum_cannabinum

Did you know that botanists recently moved the whole milkweed family inside the dogbane family?

© 2016 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

August 5, 2016 at 4:45 AM

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