Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2501

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Europe & Asia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in suburban forests, disturbed forests, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White aging to yellow
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary
Flowers in peduncled pairs in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lonicera xylosteum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera xylosteum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
European Fly-honeysuckle, Dwarf Honeysuckle