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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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Will takes her to a part of the park he knows as well as "his own back yard" "down a ravine choked with dogbane and whortleberry and over a tumble of rocks into a tiny amphitheater, a covert so densely shaded that its floor was as bare as cave's dirt" (p.
The net output value of tea per labor day was higher than that of cotton, jute, bluish dogbane, silkworms, wheat, or indica rice.
from Canadian thistle, ragweed, foxtail, lamb's quarter, dogbane,
Oleander is an evergreen shrub or small tree from 5 to 25-ft tall containing gummy sticky sap in the dogbane family Apocynaceae.
incarnata and Cynanchum laeve, also hemp dogbane, Apocynum cannibinum) have detected Pn reductions, but usually without significant positive cardenolide induction (unpublished data).
reserpine: Active ingredient isolated from the root of the snakeroot plant (Rauwolfia serpentina), a small evergreen climbing shrub of the Dogbane family.
Jamming bat echolocation-the dogbane tiger moth Cycnia tenera times its clicks to the terminal attack calls of the big brown bat Eptesicus fuscus.
The fibers of Indian hemp and dogbane (both Apocynum), milkweed (Asclepias), moosewood (Dirca), nettle (Urtica), as well as shredded cedar (Juniperus), basswood (Tilia) and mulberry (Morus) barks, milkweed down and down feathers of birds were used in North American cloth manufacture.
For example, despite the cheerful red and white fruits of dogbane, ingestion of a single berry reportedly can cause severe problems, a half dozen could prove fatal.
Swallowtail butterflies are common visitors to prairie gardens, where they suck nectar from a wide variety of flowers, including lilac, thistles, clover, milkweed, dandelion, hawk's-beard, joe-pye weed, and dogbane.
Fed on milkweed, dogbane and tenacity, one larva has come to this: a butterfly, skeletal, clinging to the narrow margin of afternoon.
Dogbane, American Indian-hemp; Old-fields; Infrequent; C = 2; BSUH 18020.
4: Orchard grass, goldenrod, foxtail, Queen Anne's lace, parsnip, milkweed, bergamot, ironweed, jimson weed, mullein, yarrow, blackeyed Susan, burdock, cattail, dogbane, and teasel are some of the most common plants still available for dried winter bouquets.
and apparently, in some cases, dogbane Apocynum spp There are usually two generations of monarchs in Manitoba.
The transect included dense bur oak and basswood (Tilia americana) woodland with occasional shaded openings, an area of woodland stream margin, several exposures of N-slope grassland clearing, and a section of oak parkland with dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium), serviceberry and beaked hazel (Corylus cornuta) in the understory.