Cannabis Ruderalis is one of the variants of the Cannabis family. They were initially identified as Cannabis Ruderalis in the year 1942. This was the first time; Ruderalis was discovered in the southern parts of Siberia. In addition to this, it is also said that Ruderalis has large growth in the wild or dense parts of Russia.
The famous botanist from Russia known as Janischewski could be credited with the origin of the species called the Cannabis Ruderalis. While working on Cannabis plants adjoining a river called the Volga, the Russian botanist realized the presence of a third species of Cannabis called the Ruderalis. In India, the hardy forms of Cannabis Ruderalis are believed to found in the northern part of the Himalayas. It also has presence in the then Soviet Union. The natures of Ruderalis growth in Russia are considered to be of the weedy type. Extensive range of Ruderalis growth is also prevalent in Europe mainly in the central and the eastern parts. Some of the countries worth mentioning in this matter are Estonia, Latvia, Belarus and also Lithuania.
The Cannabis Ruderalis is also said to be very much adaptable to the extreme nature of the northern climates. These types of climates are generally experienced by the Cannabis Ruderalis plants in various parts and areas of Northern Europe, some parts of Northern Russia and also in the Canada. The above mentioned regions have short growing seasons where they might come across some decent form of weather. However, the other variants of the Cannabis family cannot thrive or grow in these harsh climates.
Botanists throughout the world also believe that, Cannabis Ruderalis could be found extensively in areas where hemp gets cultivated. One of the worth mentioning region growing hemp are the mid-western states of Northern America. Plants of Ruderalis are also found in other places of Canada and the US. Large populations of Ruderalis plants are also located in parts of the wilder environments of the central and Eastern Europe. However, the majority of the harsh origins of Cannabis Ruderalis are said to be in Russia.
Towards Asia, people have claimed that there are certain parts of Central Asia that has cultivations of Ruderalis strains. There have been other variant which are short and grows mainly in countries like Afghanistan. These are some of the so called harsh origins of Ruderalis.