(Cannabis sativa)


Leaves Flowers
hemp leaf hemp flower

Growing habits: Erect annual herb

Root anatomy: Fibrous roots from highly branched taproot

Leaf anatomy:  Opposite below, alternate above, palmately divided with 5-9 leaflets, middle leaflet longest with progressively shorter leaflets outside, apex acute, serrated margins, pubescent

Reproduction: Dioecious plants, male plants taller and less robust than female plants, male florets in axillary racemes, female flowers in spike-like clusters in leaf axils, no petals

References: Weeds of the South by Charles T. Bryson and Michael S. DeFelice