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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-02-002:
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Xylosteon ciliatum

 

COMMON NAME:
American Fly-honeysuckle


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image of Lonicera canadensis, American Fly-honeysuckle

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_loca7_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-02-002:
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Xylosteon ciliatum

 

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860

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Shrubby mountain bogs at high elevations, bouldery northern hardwood forests, hemlock and spruce swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

Flowers in peduncled pairs in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer
Berry

 

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