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Lonicera oblongifolia (Goldie) Hook.
Swamp fly honeysuckle
USDA Symbol: LOOB
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow
ME , MI , MN , NY , OH , PA , VT , WI Canada: NB
, QC Native Habitat:
Woodland,Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
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Record Modified: 2011-08-24
Research By: TWC Staff