Beautiful Dogbane by T.J. Martin
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Taken June 29, 2010 – Brownfield, Maine
Canon Rebel XSi with Canon 100mm Macro Lens
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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

I’m 60+ Years Old and a Resident of Bridgton, Maine

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Comments

  • Ken Thomas Photography
    Ken Thomas Pho...almost 5 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
    Digitalbconalmost 5 years ago

    Gorgeous capture

  • Thanks so much Blair . . .

    – T.J. Martin

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 5 years ago

  • Hi Ray … Thanks.

    – T.J. Martin

  • Annie Underwood
    Annie Underwoodalmost 5 years ago

    Lovely.

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

    – T.J. Martin

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 2 years ago

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

  • MotherNature
    MotherNatureabout 2 years ago

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

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year 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
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

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