Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lonicera dioica L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Hugh H. Iltis

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Janice Stiefel
Family Caprifoliaceae
Lonicera dioica L.
limber honeysuckle, mountain honeysuckle, red honeysuckle
Lonicera: named for Adam Lonitzer (1528-1586), a German herbalist, physician and botanist who wrote a standard herbal text that was reprinted many times between 1557 and 1783
dioica: Greek for "two houses"
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Status: Native
Plant: climbing shrub with a smooth stem
Flower: yellow, orange or purple, 5-parted, 1/2"-1" long, tubular; inflorescence a cluster in the leaf "pocket" at the ends of the branches; blooms May-June
Leaf:uppermost leaf pointed at the tip
Habitat: moist; woods, thickets
(Glossary)

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