Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1875

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA

Look for it on rock outcrops & ridges at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Variable

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Diervilla lonicera   FAMILY Diervillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Diervilla lonicera   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-01-001:
Diervilla lonicera   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Bush-honeysuckle