Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


867

Woody vine
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in dry forests & woodlands, maritime forests, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Partially evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Red
Nearly radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary
Flowers in terminal clusters subtended by connate leaves

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Berry

 

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

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

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera sempervirens   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-02-005:
Lonicera sempervirens   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Lonicera sempervirens var. sempervirens

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Lonicera sempervirens var. hirsutula

 

COMMON NAME:
Coral Honeysuckle, Woodbine, Trumpet Honeysuckle