Definition of Common moonseed
1. Noun. A woody vine of eastern North America having large oval leaves and small white flowers and purple to blue-black fruits.
Group relationships: Genus Menispermum, Menispermum
Generic synonyms: Moonseed
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Literary usage of Common moonseed
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1. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"The leaf of the common moonseed is shown in Fig. 111. This shows a different arrangement. The petiole is attached just inside the border or edge of the ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"... 6 petals, an equal number of stamens, and from 3 to many pistils. The fruit is a berry. lu the northern States we have only the common moonseed (Meni- ..."
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