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trumpet honeysuckle
Lonicera sempervirens L.


Lonicera sempervirens is a climbing, twining evergreen vine, 3-20 ft (0.9-6.1 m) long. Papery, exfoliating bark is orange-brown in color.
Leaves are Leaves ovate to oblong with smooth, rolled down margins and a blunt or short pointed tip those immediately below the flowers fused at the base.
Flowers are pink, purple and white, 0.2-0.3 in. (5-8 mm) long and occur either singly or in groups of up to 5 in a spike-like raceme.
Fruits are 0.2 in. (4 mm) long legumes and each contain a single seed.
Ecological Threat
L. sempervirens occurs in old fields, roadsides, grasslands, mountain slopes, stable or semistable sand dunes. It is native to Korea and was introduced into the United States and has become established in natural areas.

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Taxonomic Rank

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

Other System Links

Plants: LOSE
Bayer: LONSE
GRIN: 454755
ITIS: 35303
NPDN Host: 36532


Category: Vines