Lonicera involucrata (Richardson) Banks ex Spreng.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Lonicera involucrata (Richardson) Banks ex Spreng.

  • Description

    Species Description - Shrub 1–3 m; lvs ovate to obovate, 6–12 cm, short-acuminate, tapering to a short petiole, villosulous beneath; peduncles 2–4 cm; bracts oval, oliaceous, 1–2 cm, persistent, often anthocyanic; cor yellow, 10–15 mm, pubescent, saccate at base, the lobes subequal, scarcely half as long as the tube; ovaries 3-locular, distinct; style glabrous; fr lustrous black at full maturity; 2n=18. Cold, moist woods and mt. meadows; Que. to n. Mich.; s. Alas. to Calif., N.M., and n. Mex. (Distegia i.) Ours is var. involucrata.

  • Common Names

    bearberry honeysuckle