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Lonicera arizonica Rehd.
USDA Symbol: LOAR
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Trailing or climbing vine or shrub.
Leaves: 3, oval to elliptical, simple, opposite, finely glandular-hairy; lower leaves on short stalks, upper pairs stalkless, united at base.
This species is named for Adam Lonicer (1528 - 1586), a German botanis noted for his 1557 revised version of Eucharius Rösslin’s herbal. He became professor of Mathematics in 1553 and Doctor of Medicine in 1554, becoming the town physician in Frankfurt-am-Main. His true interest though was herbs and the study of botany.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Vine Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
AZ , NM Native Distribution:
Arizona and New Mexico. Native Habitat:
Mountain areas, open coniferous woods. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2011-08-24
Research By: TWC Staff