- 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.
- 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.