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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Morrow's Honeysuckle


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image of Lonicera morrowii, Morrow's Honeysuckle

JK Marlow    jkm0507i_16

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Leaves broadest at or below middle, grayish-pubescent beneath, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Lonicera morrowii, Morrow's Honeysuckle

JK Marlow    jkm0507i_18

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Spherical glossy red berries paired in leaf axils, per A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

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Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Japan

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare in GA Mountains)

Look for it in forests, woodlands, old house sites, suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

map
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INVASIVE

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

 

 

partial shade

LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White/Yellow(Pink/Red)
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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