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.

Exact synonyms: Canada Moonseed, Menispermum Canadense, Yellow Parilla
Group relationships: Genus Menispermum, Menispermum
Generic synonyms: Moonseed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Moonseed

common maidenhair
common mallow
common man
common marigold
common marmoset
common marmosets
common matrimony vine
common measure
common men
common meter
common migraine
common milkwort
common minnow
common minnows
common mood
common moonseed (current term)
common moonwort
common morel
common morning glory
common mosquito
common mugwort
common mullein
common multiple
common multiples
common murre
common myrtle
common nail
common nails
common name
common names

Literary usage of Common moonseed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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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