info time!

Discussion in 'First Time Marijuana Growers' started by Big Poppa Puff, Jul 26, 2002.

  1. Ok, I'm bored today here's a quote from the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Eastern region. published in 1995 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., Editors: William A. Niering and Nancy C. Olmstead

    Page #443

    Marijuan: Hemp
    (cannabis sativa)
    Hemp Family (Cannabinnaceae)

    Description: Coarse, branching plant with erect stems and clusters of small greenish flowers in the leaf axils.
    Flowers: to 1/8" (3mm) wide; male and female on separate plants.

    Leaves: palmately divided, hairy, with 5-7 long, narrow, coarsely toothed leaflets 2-6" (5-15cm) long.
    Height 3-10' (90-300 cm).

    Flowering: June-October.
    Habitat: Waste places and roadsides.
    Range: Ontario to New Brunswick; south to Virginia; west to Tennessee and Kansas; north to Minnesota.

    Comments: This annual was introduced from Asia; the narcotic marijuana is obtained by extracting resin from its female flowers.Its leaves are dried and smoked like tobacco for their euphoriceffect.

    And they have a nice color picture at plate #20
  2. Thanks for the info big brother!

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