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o·le·an·der

(ō'lē-an'dĕr),
The bark and leaves of Nerium oleander (family Apocynaceae), a shrub of the eastern Mediterranean; formerly used as a diuretic and heart tonic.
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oleander

(ō″lē-ăn′dĕr)
A poisonous ornamental evergreen shrub, Nerium oleander.
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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. For further information on garden plants that are attractive to butterflies, see the references or visit www.wildaboutgardening.org.
Fed on milkweed, dogbane and tenacity, one larva has come to this: a butterfly, skeletal, clinging to the narrow margin of afternoon.
Apocynum cannabinum L.; (American) Indian Hemp, Dogbane; Old-field along SR 32; Infrequent; C = 2; BSUH 18814.
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.
incarnata and Cynanchum laeve, also hemp dogbane, Apocynum cannibinum) have detected Pn reductions, but usually without significant positive cardenolide induction (unpublished data).
The plants James documented in what is now Platte County are Lithospermum incisum, fringed puccoon; Cirsium sp., a thistle; Vicia americana, American purple vetch (not on our list); Rhus glabra, smooth sumac; Asclepias speciosa, showy milkweed; Toxicodendron radicans, poison ivy; Apocynum cannabinum, hemp dogbane; Helianthus petiolaris, plains sunflower; Amorpha fruticosa, wildindigo; Gaura coccinea, scarlet gaura; Monarda pectinata, a mint not on our list; Potamogeton nodosus, floating-leaf pondweed; Rubus occidentalis, black raspberry; Sparganium eurycarpum, bur-reed; Callirhoe involucrata, purple poppy-mallow; Plantago patagonica, woolly plantain; and Anemone canadensis, meadow anemone.
and apparently, in some cases, dogbane Apocynum spp There are usually two generations of monarchs in Manitoba.
Apocynum cannabinum L.; Dogbane, American Indian-hemp; Old-fields; Infrequent; C = 2; BSUH 18020.
Farmers feel the pressure from Canadian thistle, ragweed, foxtail, lamb's quarter, dogbane, velvetleaf, nut grass, and Johnson grass.
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.
Apocynum cannabinum L.; SYN: Apocynum sibiricum Jacq.; Dogbane, American Indian Hemp; Fields; Infrequent; C = 2; BSUH 17624.
24th: Orchard grass, goldenrod, Japanese knotweed, dock, virgin's bower, pepper grass, penny cress, garlic mustard, velvet leaf, mallow, Queen Anne's lace, parsnip, milkweed, water horehound, motherwort, bergamot, ironweed, jimson weed, mullein, yarrow, black-eyed Susan, burdock, cattail, dogbane, and teasel are some of the most common plants still available for dried winter bouquets.