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Vocabulary

  • Dogbane – a tall plant that grows up to 2-6ft, has reddish erect stems, large white flowers and can be found throughout North America. It looks like milkweed.
  • Cordage – rope, yarns, plies and strands twisted and braided together in a larger and stronger form.

Fun Facts

  • Its name means “poisonous to dogs”.
  • Dogbane is also called Indian hemp.
  • Dogbane is poisonous and can cause blisters on the skin, or cardiac arrest if ingested.
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