Menispermum canadense L.
Family: Menispermaceae
Canadian moonseed,  more...
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Etymology: Menispermum: Greek menis for "moon" and spermum for "seed"
Plants: perennial, 6'-10' tall, twining, woody vine
Leaves: alternate, on thin stalks, broadly oval with 3 shallow lobes
Flowers: white, tiny, 6-9-parted, sepals longer than the petals; inflorescence a branched, dense, cluster; blooms June-July
Fruits: blue/black, rounded, fleshy, 1/4" berry
Habitat: moist; woods, thickets
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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Michael Clayton  
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