Elizabeth Kallenbach

Elizabeth Kallenbach currently serves as the Anthropology Collections Manager at the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Kallenbach’s research areas include paleoethnobotany, textiles, and fiber identification, with a background in museum studies, heritage management, and archaeology of the far western United States, with a focus in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. 

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  • Dogbane (hemp)

    Dogbane (Apocynum sp.) is a short herbaceous plant whose name refers to the plant’s toxicity to dogs. Other animals are also vulnerable to the plant and ranchers often remove it from grazing areas to protect cattle and sheep. Dogbane is sometimes referred to as hemp, but it differs from …

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