Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


860

Shrub
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in shrubby mountain bogs at high elevations, bouldery , 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-02-002:
Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Fly-honeysuckle, Fly-honeysuckle