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dwarf honeysuckle
Lonicera xylosteum L.

Overview

Appearance
Lonicera xylosteum is a perennial shrub that can reach 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m) tall.
Foliage
Leaves are opposite, elliptical, deciduous and 1-2.5 in. (2.5-6.4 cm) long.
Flowers
Flowering occurs in May when white flowers develop in pairs in the axils of the leaves.
Fruit
Fruits (when produced) are dark red berries that are eaten and spread by birds.
Ecological Threat
Lonicera xylosteum is native to Europe and occurs in poor, well-drained soils in full sun.

Resources

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Foliage
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Plant(s)
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Maps


EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

State Regulated List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their regulated list. For more information, visit Invasive.org

State Regulated List

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Lonicera

Other System Links

Plants: LOXY
GRIN: 22658
ITIS: 35308
NPDN Host: 34171

Categories

Category: Shrub or Subshrub