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Lunaria

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Lunaria (common name honesty) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Brassicaceae, native to central and southern Europe. It includes 4 species, the annual or biennial L. annua (syn. L. biennis), Lunaria elongata, the perennial L. rediviva and the rare Balkan species Lunaria telekiana<ref name=RHSAZ>Template:Cite book</ref>

The Latin name Lunaria means "moon-like" and refers to the decorative seedpods.<ref name=AZPLA>Template:Cite book</ref>

They have hairy toothed leaves and terminal racemes of white or violet flowers in Spring and Summer, followed by prominent, translucent, disc-shaped seedpods, which are frequently seen in flower arrangements.<ref name=RHSAZ />

They are widely grown as ornamental plants in gardens, and have become naturalised in many temperate areas away from their native habitat.

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