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If you see plants like this growing around your home, chances are they did not just pop-up in the wild—they were purposely cultivated. Cannabis plants have a palmate leaf with serrated leaflets. You are likely to recognize them from popular art. While there are plants with similar leaves, the serration pattern for Cannabis is distinctive.
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Forty-four percent of all students have tried weed by 12th grade according to the National Institutes of Health.   That means that your child probably has friends who are smoking marijuana or at least know someone who is.
Marijuana is dried and chopped up to prepare it for use and sale. The stems are usually removed.
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These pictures show marijuana, also known as cannabis or weed, in varying stages of growth, processing, and use. You may be concerned about plants you find growing in and around your home. Or, you may wonder whether what you discovered in your child’s room is marijuana or indicates your child may be using marijuana.
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If you find plants around your home that look similar to the marijuana plant in the photo, someone in your household is trying to grow their own weed. The plants have changed considerably in recent decades as they have been bred to produce more buds.
Parents may want to know what marijuana looks like in all stages of development and use. See photos that can help you check what you find at home.
Pictures of a pot plant
When pollen sacs open up, they look like flowers – well they are flowers in a way, but you know what I mean 🙂
Another example of spilled pollen
Sometimes when they first start growing in they look like a bunch of grapes
So what do male cannabis plants look like? I know a lot of growers dread them but in some cases they can actually be surprisingly beautiful! Male pollen sacs open up and look like flowers 🙂
Cannabis plants can be male or female, but only female plants produce buds. Because of that, most growers try to identify and remove male plants as soon as possible.
Pictures of Male Cannabis Plants
This male plant was covered in pollen sacs in a similar formation as buds. Besides this one, I’ve never seen a male plants with such little pollen sacs before!
Here’s a picture gallery of several different male marijuana plants for your reference!
A fully formed male plant – this is what male plants typically look like if you let them grow out
See a gallery of many different male cannabis plants, some of them are actually pretty!