Lonicera sempervirens

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Scientific Name Lonerica sempervirens USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Caprifoliacaceae (Honeysuckle) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Habitat: Widepread throught central/east Texas and the Southeast US.
Plant: Woody, climbing, twining vine 3 to 20 feet long.
Leaves: Smooth, glossy opposite, ovate to oblong leaves. Leaves just below blossoms fused together at base around the stem.
Inflorescence: 1 to 4 clusters of coral trumpet-shaped blossoms with 6 to 12 blossoms in each cluster, each with a yellow throat and protruding yellow stamens.
Reference: Descr. excerpts from "Texas Wildflowers, A Field Guide" by C. and L. Loughmiller.
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