Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


862

Woody vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in GA & NC Piedmont)

Look for it in soil mats around granitic domes, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary
Flowers in terminal clusters subtended by connate leaves

FRUIT:
Summer
Berry

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera flava   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-02-007:
Lonicera flava   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Honeysuckle