Delaware Wildflowers • Months

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

Canada Moonseed
Staminate flowers

Canada Moonseed
Pistillate flowers

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

Canada Moonseed
Canada Moonseed
Canada Moonseed
Canada Moonseed
A fruit cut open to show the single seed.

Canada Moonseed
Canada Moonseed
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
October 2016

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