Plant Identification Database:
Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
Order: Gentianales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Apocynaceae: LV: u. opposite, decussate, colleters, simple, entire; FL: actinomorphic, 5 united connate petals, 5 united sepals, perfect, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. 2-follicle , o. comose seeds; ST: milky sap; EC: u. poisonous, u. tropical
u. opposite, decussate, colleters simple Entire actinomorphic, P: 5 united connate; S: 5 united White; Red; Pink; Blue; Violet Drooping <1" perfect, S: 5, O: superior u. 2-follicle , o. comose seeds milky sap u. poisonous u. tropical Apocynaceae: LV: u. opposite, decussate, colleters, simple, entire; FL: actinomorphic, 5 united connate petals, 5 united sepals, perfect, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. 2-follicle , o. comose seeds; ST: milky sap; EC: u. poisonous, u. tropical
Spreading dogbane Apocynum androsaemifolium Apocynum opposite oblong entire P: 5, connate white/pink terminal raceme <1", Jun-Sep herb, 1-2' red Poisonous San Juan NF CO Spreading dogbane Apocynum androsaemifolium Fly-trap dogbane
Indian hemp Apocynum cannabinum Apocynum Indian hemp Apocynum cannabinum
Myrtle Vinca minor Vinca Opposite, Sessile; Decussate, Evergreen Whole, Oblong Entire A: Acute; B: Acute >1", Glabrous, Single vein 5 parts, P: Connate Blue/Violet Solitary, Axillary >1", Spring Herb, <1' Roadside Myrtle Vinca minor
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION