Indian hemp

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Indian hemp

1. another name for hemp esp the variety Cannabis indica, from which several narcotic drugs are obtained
2. a perennial American apocynaceous plant, Apocynum cannabinum, whose fibre was formerly used by the Indians to make rope
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Floral morphology and late-acting self-incompatibility in Apocynum cannabinum (Apocynaceae).
common virgin's-bower), Nasturtium palustre (marsh cress), Ranunculus recurvatus (hooked crowfoot), Asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed), Aster Tradescanti (Tradescant's aster), Aster miser, also longifolius, Eupatorium purpureum apparently, lake shores (Joe-Pye-weed), Apocynum Cannabinum East Branch (Indian hemp), Polygonum cilinode (bindweed), and others.
The most common herbs are Apocynum cannabinum, Daucus carota, Erigeron annum, Securigera varia, Sisyrinchium angustifolium, Solidago altissima, Symphyotrichum pilosum, Toxicodendron radicans ssp.
In Mississippi, Lowe (1921) listed the following sun-loving plants as characteristic of more acid uplands around the Black Belt [converted here to modern names]: Apocynum cannabinum, Ceanothus americanus, Gamochaeta purpurea, Krigia virginica, Oenothera sp.