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Lonicera arizonica

Lonicera arizonica Rehder

Arizona Honeysuckle

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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.

The genus, Lonicera, is named for Adam Lonicer (1528 - 1586), a German botanist 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.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


Native Distribution: Arizona and New Mexico.
Native Habitat: Mountain areas, open coniferous woods.

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lonicera arizonica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lonicera arizonica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lonicera arizonica


Record Modified: 2015-06-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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