Lonicera canadensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaprifoliaceae
Family (Traditional)Caprifoliaceae
GenusLonicera
Species:Lonicera canadensis Bartram ex Marshall
Common NameAmerican Fly Honeysuckle
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Berry; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Xylosteon ciliatum Xylosteon ciliatum Pursh

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bradley (TN), Carter (TN), Davidson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, APSC, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0019820 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera canadensis
MTSU022641 Davidson Tennessee 1991 Gerald Tomerlin
MTSU
Lonicera canadensis
MTSU022639 Williamson Tennessee 1992 Susan Williams
MTSU
Lonicera canadensis
MTSU022638 Hardin Tennessee 1994 Shannon Kennedy
MTSU
Lonicera canadensis
MTSU022640 Rutherford Tennessee 1992 Mary Penuel
MTSU
Lonicera canadensis
UCHT027382 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera canadensis
UCHT040872 Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera canadensis
UCHT040873 Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera canadensis
TENN-V-0207366 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera canadensis
APSC0019819 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera canadensis
HTTU006233 Tennessee
HTTU
Lonicera canadensis
HTTU006234 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lonicera canadensis
MTSU022642 Rutherford Tennessee 1991 Buffy Storm
MTSU
Lonicera canadensis
MTSU022643 Davidson Tennessee 1997 George E. Rusho
MTSU
Lonicera canadensis
MTSU022637 Davidson Tennessee 1994 Jamie Ellis
MTSU
Lonicera canadensis
UCHT040871 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera canadensis
UCHT040874 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera canadensis
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Plant Photos

Lonicera canadensis - Joey Shaw
Lonicera canadensis - Joey Shaw