Money Flower – 6/9/19

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/9/19

Observation time: 4:15 p.m.

Observation Location: beginning of the trail at the end of Brook Road

Common Name: Money Flower (a.k.a. Honesty)

Scientific Name: Lunaria annua

Comments: The seed pods of the money flower are shaped like coins. This flower originated from the Balkans and southwest Asia. Its popularity as a garden flower means that colonies are most often seen near to towns and villages. It thrives in partial shade on woodland edges.

More information: First Nature