Lonicera dioica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaprifoliaceae
Family (Traditional)Caprifoliaceae
GenusLonicera
Species:Lonicera dioica L.
Common NameLimber Honeysuckle
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: BFM; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - liana; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; 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; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sepal Fusion: Yes; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S2] KY[S4] (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
Lonicera dioica var. dasygyna Lonicera dioica var. dasygyna (Rehder) Gleason
Lonicera dioica var. dioica Lonicera dioica var. dioica
Lonicera dioica var. glaucescens Lonicera dioica var. glaucescens (Rydb.) Butters
Lonicera dioica var. orientalis Lonicera dioica var. orientalis Gleason
Lonicera glaucescens Lonicera glaucescens Rydb.
Lonicera glaucescens var. dasygyna Lonicera glaucescens var. dasygyna Rehder
Lonicera parviflora Lonicera parviflora Lam.

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: Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Carter (KY), Clark (KY), Fayette (KY), Garrard (KY), Jessamine (KY), Rowan (KY), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Decatur (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Sullivan (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1914 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100352747 Jessamine Kentucky Johnnie B. Varner
EKY
Lonicera dioica
31234100352812 Garrard Kentucky Mary E. Wharton
EKY
Lonicera dioica
31973000008269 Jessamine Kentucky Garman, H.
KNK
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207682 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207375 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207368 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207370 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207378 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207367 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207386 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207372 Franklin Tennessee 30 Jun 2005 Claude Bailey, David Lincicome
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207681 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207373 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207376 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207382 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
31234100352788 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
EKY
Lonicera dioica
31234100352754 Carter Kentucky Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr.
EKY
Lonicera dioica
MDKY00008553 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Lonicera dioica
MDKY00008557 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207379 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207383 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207385 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207389 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207390 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207388 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207377 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207387 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207384 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207374 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207369 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207371 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
UCHT007575 Franklin Tennessee 30 Jun 2005 Claude Bailey, David Lincicome
UCHT
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019827 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019831 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0089877 Jessamine Kentucky 04 May 1949 Mary Wharton
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0058047 Butler Kentucky 14 May 1946 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019825 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0102257 Carter Kentucky 22 May 1965 Elizabeth Browne
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019829 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0087320 Clark Kentucky 04 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0080971 Bullitt Kentucky 02 Aug 1978
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019836 Lewis Tennessee 13 May 2001 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0057455 Carter Kentucky 01 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019828 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0244790 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
UCHT039129 Hawkins Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207380 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
TENN-V-0207381 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera dioica
APSC0032349 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019823 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019822 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019830 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019834 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0074842 Jessamine Kentucky 25 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0019824 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0111722 Carter Kentucky 01 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Lonicera dioica
APSC0052297 Jessamine Kentucky 27 Apr 1914 H. Garman
APSC
Lonicera dioica
HTTU026056 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Lonicera dioica
HTTU006261 Hickman Tennessee
HTTU
Lonicera dioica
UCHT027383 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera dioica
UCHT027384 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera dioica
UOS02150 Franklin Tennessee 11 Jun 2013 Todd Crabtree
UOS
Lonicera dioica
UOS02154 Franklin Tennessee 21 May 2009 Jon Evans
UOS
Lonicera dioica
ETSU014882 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Lonicera dioica
ETSU014881 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Lonicera dioica
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Lonicera dioica - Joey Shaw
Lonicera dioica - Joey Shaw
Lonicera dioica - Joey Shaw
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