Lunaria annua L.
Common Name: MONEY-PLANT, HONESTY
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Locally escaped from cultivation and a well established biennial in some places. Weedy thickets, roadsides, and banks; dumps. First collected in 1916 in Emmet Co.

The very flat fruit is ca. 1.5–3.5 cm broad at maturity, rounded at both ends, and usually not much longer than broad. The uppermost leaves are sessile or nearly so.

Locations

Benzie County
Berrien County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ottawa County
Schoolcraft County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=669.