Lonicera arizonica Rehder
Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)
USDA Symbol: LOAR
This species is named for Adam Lonicer (1528 - 1586), a German botanis noted for his 1557 revised version of Eucharius RŲsslinís 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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM
Native Distribution: Arizona and New Mexico.
Native Habitat: Mountain areas, open coniferous woods.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lonicera arizonica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lonicera arizonica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lonicera arizonica
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-08-24
Research By: TWC Staff