Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Cannabaceae
Cannabaceae   (Hemp Family)

Notes: FNA3: "Genera in Cannabaceae have sometimes been included in Moraceae (H. A. Gleason 1968); M. L. Fernald (1950) placed them in a separate family, Cannabinaceae.

Cannabaceae are wind pollinated. They are indigenous to the temperate Northern Hemisphere, widely cultivated, often introduced, and often ruderal."

Family Synonyms: (none)

» Sytsma et al. 2002 Amer. J. Bot. 89:1531–1546.

Family treatment authored by Fred Weinmann; last updated 1/3/2014 by David Giblin
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Cannabis sativa L.   [H&C, FNA] 1 marihuana, hemp
Celtis reticulata Torr.   [FNA, H&C] 3 netleaf hackberry
Humulus lupulus L. var. neomexicanus A. Nels. & Cockerell   [FNA3] 1 hops

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