Moon Flower

MOON FLOWER, a genus of plants belonging to the same family as the morning-glory, dodder and sweet potato, known as the Convolvlus family, embracing about 400 species. The greater number of these are twining or trailing herbs and shrubs. The moonflower is known as a garden climber, being cultivated for its beautiful white flowers, which…

Milkweed

MILK’WEED, a widely distributed family of stout-stemmed plants, commonly known through their milky juices, curious little flowers and pods of silky seed tufts. Numerous species are found throughout America, the most beautiful being the brilliant butterfly weed. Best known of all, however, is the common milkweed, which flowers from June to September along roadsides, in…