Cannabis sativa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCannabaceae
Family (Traditional)Cannabaceae
GenusCannabis
SpeciesCannabis sativa L.
Common NameMarihuana, marijuana
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Opposite; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: Palmate ; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Cannabis ruderalis Cannabis ruderalis
Cannabis sativa var. indica Cannabis sativa var. indica
Cannabis sativa var. spontanea Cannabis sativa var. spontanea

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Bourbon (KY), Boyle (KY), Bracken (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Clark (KY), Franklin (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Mason (KY), Pendleton (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Davidson (TN), Fentress (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Van Buren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, EKY, KNK, MDKY, SWMT, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1954 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100352309 Bourbon Kentucky 22 Sep 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4784
EKY
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011437 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011438 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
31973000008094 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cannabis sativa
31973000007893 Campbell Kentucky 07 Jun 2014 Conley, Justin
2014-0018
KNK
Cannabis sativa
MDKY00008536 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082585 Bourbon Kentucky
TENN
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082587 Bourbon Kentucky
TENN
Cannabis sativa
UCHT010356 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Cannabis sativa
UCHT010359 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Cannabis sativa
SWMT01850 Tennessee 12 Feb 1973
SWMT
Cannabis sativa
31234100352291 Clark Kentucky 30 Oct 1954 Mary Ruth Beckett
82
EKY
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011439 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011441 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011432 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
31234100356748 Lincoln Kentucky 29 May 1991 Ronald L. Jones
7347
EKY
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011436 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
31973000008095 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Cannabis sativa
31973000008097 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Cannabis sativa
31973000008096 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cannabis sativa
MDKY00008535 Campbell Kentucky
MDKY
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082579 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082575 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
UCHT010357 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Cannabis sativa
UCHT010362 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cannabis sativa
SWMT01852 Tennessee 12 Feb 1973
SWMT
Cannabis sativa
31234100352317 Bourbon Kentucky 29 Sep 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4825
EKY
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011435 Boyle Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011433 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011434 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
BEREA011440 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Cannabis sativa
31973000008098 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cannabis sativa
MDKY00008538 Mason Kentucky
MDKY
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082576 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082580 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082578 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
UCHT010360 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cannabis sativa
SWMT01849 Tennessee 12 Feb 1973
SWMT
Cannabis sativa
31973000008099 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Cannabis sativa
MDKY00008537 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082573 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082574 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082577 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
TENN-V-0082581 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Cannabis sativa
UCHT010361 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cannabis sativa
SWMT01851 Tennessee 12 Feb 1972
SWMT
Cannabis sativa
31234100356789 Davidson Tennessee 09 Sep 1974 Ronald L. Jones
147
EKY
Cannabis sativa
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