from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A small genus of European herbs of the mustard family, including the herb honesty (Lunaria annua), which is also called moonwort and lunary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of cruciferous herbs of the tribe Alyssineæ. characterized by entire cordate leaves and a very broad silicle on a long stipe, the seeds being attached by long stalks.
- n. [l. e.] Plural of lunare and lunarium.
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- n. small genus of European herbs: honesty
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The color is right ... variously called Honesty, Silver Dollar Plant (for the dried seed pods), Lunaria.
But still the hand of The Gardener was everywhere, as in his beloved color purple of the Lunaria biennis.
Field Notes from an Evolutionary Psychologist: For the love of - Lunaria skip to main
Lunaria is also called the "money plant" because the seed pods look like silver dollars.
The principal matter of his wonderful powder is composed of simples, principally the herbs _Lunaria major_ and _minor_.
In terms of best route though, it would be a tough tie between Lunaria and Anna for me.
Lunaria because of the ending and Anna because of the process of getting to the ending.
The botanical name is Lunaria (it also goes by money plant, moonwort, satin flower, and silver dollar).
Lunaria nionstrosa 405.martiaiax. odorata 521. tricolor 521.
Add some purple splashes of honesty (Lunaria annua