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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera standishii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Standish's Honeysuckle


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image of Lonicera standishii, Standish's Honeysuckle

John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org     bug_5392301

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Branches retrorsely hispid with reddish-brown hairs, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lonicera standishii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lonicera standishii   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

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869

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: China

Rare, but locally abundant & invasive in c. NC (Uwharrie National Forest)

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

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Invasive?

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

 

LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Creamy white
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

Flowers in peduncled pairs in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Spring
Red
Berry

 

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