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Lonicera oblongifolia (Goldie) Hook.
Swamp fly honeysuckle
Synonym(s): Lonicera oblongifolia var. altissima
USDA Symbol: LOOB
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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
, WI Canada: NB
, QC Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2011-08-24
Research By: TWC Staff