Apocynum cannabinum

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Related to Apocynum cannabinum: Apocynum androsaemifolium, Apocynaceae, dogbane, Indian hemp
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Noun1.Apocynum cannabinum - Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native AmericansApocynum cannabinum - Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints
dogbane - any of several poisonous perennial plants of the genus Apocynum having acrid milky juice and bell-shaped white or pink flowers and a very bitter root
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Cardiac glycosides are found in a diverse group of plants including Digitalis purpurea and Digitalis lanata (Foxgloves), Nerium oleander (Common oleander), Thevetia peruviana (yellow oleander), Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley), Urginea maritime and Urginea indica (Squill), Strophanthus gratus (ouabain), Apocynum cannabinum (Dogbane), and Cheiranthus cheiri (Wallflower) has resulted in cardiac glycoside poisoning.
Apocynin (4-hydroxy-3-methoxyacetophenone) was first reported to be isolated from the roots of Apocynum cannabinum L.
indica Lamarck," a name alluding to the historical narcotic use in India) and Apocynum cannabinum, which was used by North American Indians as a fiber plant.