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Lonicera canadensis

Common Name: American Fly Honeysuckle

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Lonicera
Species: Lonicera canadensis

Conservation Status

Identifying Features

Honeysuckles have brown and flakey bark. The leaves are opposite, simple, rounded, and toothless.

Habitat & Range

This species of honeysuckle is native to the northeastern United States. It grows in moist soils in variable sunlight levels.

Life Cycle

The flowers have 5 petals, are white to yellow in color, and are fragrant. The fruit is a small red berry.


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