Lonicera flava

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaprifoliaceae
Family (Traditional)Caprifoliaceae
GenusLonicera
Species:Lonicera flava Sims
Common NameYellow Honeysuckle
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - liana; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; 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: Orange; 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; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sepal Fusion: Yes; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[S1] 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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hickman (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: HTTU, MTSU, 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
TENN-V-0207392 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera flava
TENN-V-0207391 Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera flava
MTSU022645 Rutherford Tennessee 1989 Troy P. Cash
MTSU
Lonicera flava
MTSU022644 Rutherford Tennessee 2003 Lindsay Battle
MTSU
Lonicera flava
MTSU022646 Coffee Tennessee 1991 Lorrie McKenzie
MTSU
Lonicera flava
MTSU022648 Davidson Tennessee 1991 Susan Claiborne
MTSU
Lonicera flava
UCHT027358 Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera flava
N/A Hamilton Tennessee J. R. Churchill
UCHT
Lonicera flava
UCHT027353 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera flava
UCHT027357 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera flava
UCHT027354 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera flava
N/A Hamilton Tennessee J. R. Churchill
UCHT
Lonicera flava
UCHT027352 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera flava
N/A Hamilton Tennessee J. R. Churchill
UCHT
Lonicera flava
UCHT040877 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera flava
N/A Franklin Tennessee Eggert, H.
UCHT
Lonicera flava
N/A Hamilton Tennessee J. R. Churchill
UCHT
Lonicera flava
TENN-V-0207758 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Lonicera flava
HTTU006235 Hickman Tennessee
HTTU
Lonicera flava
MTSU022647 Coffee Tennessee 1991 Lorrie McKenzie
MTSU
Lonicera flava
N/A Franklin Tennessee Eggert, H.
UCHT
Lonicera flava
UCHT027355 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lonicera flava
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Plant Photos

Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Dwayne Estes
Lonicera flava - Theo Witsell
Lonicera flava - Theo Witsell
Lonicera flava - Theo Witsell
Lonicera flava - Theo Witsell
Lonicera flava - Theo Witsell
Lonicera flava - Theo Witsell