Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Menispermum canadense L.
Canada Moonseed
Menispermaceae — Moonseed family
Native
Menispermum canadense
Susquehanna State Park, Maryland
April 2012
Menispermum canadense
Staminate flowers

Menispermum canadense
Staminate flowers

Menispermum canadense
Pistillate flowers

Menispermum canadense
Pistillate flowers
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
June 2016
Menispermum canadense
The fruit is ripe in October, four months after the flowers bloomed.

Menispermum canadense
Menispermum canadense
Menispermum canadense
Menispermum canadense
A fruit cut open to show the single seed.

Menispermum canadense
Menispermum canadense
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
October 2016

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