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Plant Details

Lonicera dioica

Limber Honeysuckle

Scientific Name:

Lonicera dioica

Common Name:

Limber Honeysuckle

Plant Family

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

(Shrubby) Vine

Bloom Color(s):

red

Size in Feet:

15 ft 0 in

Light:

full-sun, part-sun

Soil Moisture:

hydric to mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - August

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Limber Honeysuckle in mountain bog habitat

Two rare plants together - Limber Honeysuckle twining through Canada Yew (Taxus canadensis) on the edges of a cranberry bog

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Paynter, May 2011

Found in "seepages, bogs, rocky woods, shrubby mountain bogs at high elevations, rocky ridgetop thickets over amphibolite." Weakley Flora May 2012

In May, with new growth and flower buds

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Flowers

The leaves below the flowers are fused.

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From the side showing fused leaves around flowers

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Fruit

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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