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Lonicera villosa var. villosa
Lonicera villosa (Michx.) Schult. var. villosa
Mountain fly honeysuckle
Synonym(s): Lonicera caerulea var. villosa
USDA Symbol: LOVIV
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: Not Applicable
Record Last Modified: 2011-08-24
Research By: TWC Staff