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MOONSEED

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 807 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MOONSEED, in botany, a common name for Menispermum, a genus of climbing deciduous shrubs, containing one species in North America and another in Eastern Asia. The former, M. canadense, is a handsome plant, suited to damp and shady walls, with large reniform peltate leaves and yellowish flowers borne in profusion on long pendulous racemes.
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