Moonflower, also known as blueshine was a species of beautiful flowering plant cultivated in Evereska[2], Silverymoon, and grew wild in the Dessarin Valley.[1]

Description[edit | edit source]

Moonflowers were tiny white cup-shaped flowers that looked somewhat similar to tulips. Each flower was surrounded by four triangular green leaves that glowed blue in moonlight while the flower itself glowed white.[1]

Moonflowers found in Silverymoon could glow during any time of the day thanks to a simple cantrip invented by the city's wizards.[1]

In the Dessarin Valley, wild blueshines grew alongside snowdrift plant that was similar to clover.[1] Moonflowers of the High Dale were rare and grew atop deep snow, attracting Sembian alchemists on a month basis.[3]

History[edit | edit source]

Erlevaun Dathnyar, a moon elf of Evereska had a small beautiful garden bathed in gentle moonflower glow. He died in his garden in 1348 DR, murdered by Zhentarim's Horaundoon and his clever spell.[2]

Appendix[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Novels
Swords of Eveningstar

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 So Saith Ed (Jan - Mar 2008). (14-04-2021). Retrieved on 14-04-2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ed Greenwood (August 2006). Swords of Eveningstar. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 30. ISBN 0-7869-4022-0.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ed Greenwood (January 1996). Volo's Guide to the Dalelands. (TSR, Inc), p. 156. ISBN 0-7869-0406-2.
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