Menispermum canadense L.

Canada Moonseed


Family: Menispermaceae

Genus: Menispermum

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Size: Climbs to 20'

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Twining vine. Alternate leaves, rounded, shallow lobes. Green-white flowers in spring to summer followed by black fruit in clustesr.

History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 340 in 1753.

Native to Canada and eastern and central US.


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