In Botany, Cannabis is a flowering plant, also known as Hemp with with at least three other products: Dried flowers Marijuana Resin Hashish Extracts Hash Oil According to Wiki: The genus Cannabis was formerly placed with nettles in the family Urticaceae or with mulberries in the family Moraceae, but is now considered along with hops (Humulus sp.) to belong to the family Cannabaceae. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis