Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Diervilla lonicera Mill. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Paul E. Berry

Paul E. Berry
Family Caprifoliaceae
Diervilla lonicera Mill.
northern bush-honeysuckle
Diervilla: for N. Dierville, 17th century French surgeon
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
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Native
Plant: erect to arching, perennial, 6"-36" tall shrub with round stems
Flower: yellow to reddish, 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" long, funnel-shaped, almost regular, inside hairy, 5 stamens barely longer than the petals; inflorescence a 3-7-flowered, compound-branched cluster (cyme); blooms June-July
Leaf:mostly oblong with a pointed tip, finely toothed, opposite
Habitat: dry; woods, forests, cliffs; in rocky soil

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All Diervilla list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text
Diervilla diervilla (L.) MacMill.
Diervilla lonicera Mill. var. hypomalaca Fernald
Diervilla lonicera Mill. var. lonicera
Diervilla trifida Moench

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