Taxon  Report   5091    
Lunaria annua  L.
Annual honesty,  Annual moonwort, Honesty
Lunaria annua
© 2011 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lunaria annua
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Lunaria annua
© 2010 Trent M. Draper
Lunaria annua, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lunaria annua
© 2011 Steven Perry
Genus: Lunaria
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).