Cannabis sativa
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Cannabis sativa

huo ma ren

  family cannabaceae 
  genus cannabis 

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Genus  Cannabis Species  sativa Variety  Cultivar  Common names  hemp   huo ma ren   marijuana Family  CANNABACEAE Specimen number  S13777 Data source  Allergy p283;MedPl p180
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual Life span    Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Decumbent Overall height    Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen  Light Hay fever season  Jul 01 - Sep 30 Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  analgesic   hypotensive   antispasmodic   antiasthmatic   antirheumatic   antidepressant   soporific   laxative   sedative   anti-inflammatory Medicinal parts  Seeds   Flowers Has medicinal uses  yes Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  yes Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  Cannabis sativa has herbal applications as an analgesic, as a hypotensive, as an antispasmodic and as an antiasthmatic. See the medicinal properties section for even more traditional herbal uses. Marijuana (sometimes called hemp) is not permitted in some countries. Cannabis sativa is called huo ma ren in Chinese. The seeds and the flowers are used in herbal preparations. This is a light producer of pollen but should cause problems to only the most sensitive hay fever sufferers. July to September is the usual season for causing hay-fever problems.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Cannabis sativa occurs throughout US.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Cannabis sativa has an annual life cycle.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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