moonflower


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Synonyms for moonflower

pantropical climber having white fragrant nocturnal flowers

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In Plague and the Moonflower, 74% of survey respondents (a combination of audience and participants) reported that it made them reflect about humanity's relationship with the natural environment (Curtis, 2006):
Antimuscarinic intoxication resulting from the ingestion of moonflower seeds.
You might say that there is a whole galaxy of interpretive stories hidden in the names of plants--sunflower, moonflower, cosmos, star chickweed, and aster, to mention a few.
Collating fresh essays of appreciation for long-out-of-print books, mostly literary fiction, the site played a key role in getting at least one of its enthusiasms--Jetta Carleson's 1963 novel The Moonflower Vine--back into print.
July grew up with her grandmother because her father Sol drowned when she was a toddler and her mother Moonflower has to return to her own planet.
Also known as thorn apple because of the spiny fruit and moonflower because of its night blooming white flower, the name jimsonweed stems from what occurred in 1676.
Publisher: Moonflower Press (Eugene), in cooperation with Absolute Studio (Redmond); 2008
Finally, no moon garden can be complete without a moonflower (Ipomoea alba).
Ivyleaf, moonvine, and palm-leaf morningglories were quite tolerant to the MV, while pitted, multi-color, moonflower, and cypressvine showed extreme injury.
Aptly named, the moonflower is a perennial vine belonging to the morning glory family.
There is a children's book, moonflower, written by the Wild Gardener, Peter Loewer, an Asheville native, that you must read if you plant moonflowers.
Air annual vine such as moonflower not only grows quickly but also has a wonderful scent and large white blooms.
Put in a sweet-smelling night-bloomer like moonflower or Nicotiana sylvestris around your spa.
Fourteen children aged 12-19 years reported to an emergency department in the Akron/Cleveland, Ohio, area after eating moonflower seeds or drinking tea brewed from the seeds.
Use of the common name moonflower had led to some confusion about which of the several moonflower plants were involved in these exposures.