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Taken June 29, 2010 – Brownfield, Maine
Canon Rebel XSi with Canon 100mm Macro Lens

Spreading Dogbane
Apocynum androsaemifolium

This is a large, bushy plant. The growth habit and foliage are very similar to the related Indian hemp.

• Family: Dogbane (Apocynaceae)
• Habitat: dry fields and thickets
• Height: 1-4 feet
• Flower size: 1/4 to 1/2 inch across
• Flower color: pale pink
• Flowering time: June to August
• Origin: native


white, pink, wildflowers, maine, new england, brownfield, dogbane macro

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  • Ken Thomas Photography
    Ken Thomas Pho...about 4 years ago

    Superb beauty!!

  • Hi Ken: Thanks so much for your wonderful compliment. Very glad that you like this image and have decided to add it to your list of favorites. Much appreciated.

    – T.J. Martin

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture

  • Thanks so much Blair . . .

    – T.J. Martin

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Hi Ray … Thanks.

    – T.J. Martin

  • Annie Underwood
    Annie Underwoodabout 4 years ago


  • Hi Annie,
    Thanks so much the very kind comments. So glad that you like this image. Much appreciated.

    – T.J. Martin

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    Congratulations!! Your BEAUTIFUL image is being FEATURED in
    the group, “Wildflowers of North America!!”

  • MotherNature
    MotherNatureover 1 year ago

    Even their beetles are amazingly gorgeous! Great image – wonderful macro work! Congratulations on your feature – FAVE:>)

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder9 months ago

    A very pretty plant

  • Hi Kala: Nice to hear from you. Yes, the Dogbane is a pretty native plant -——— small, but very colorful flowers. Thanks so much for adding your kind remarks. Best Wishes.

    – T.J. Martin

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder8 months ago


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