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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lonicera morrowi

 

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 (4/24/22):
Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lonicera morrowi

 

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Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Japan

Rare

Habitat: forests, woodlands, old house sites, suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

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

 

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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