Lonicera caerulea L.
Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)
Synonym(s): Lonicera caerulea var. glabrescens
USDA Symbol: LOCA6
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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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Bumble Bees
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lonicera caerulea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lonicera caerulea in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-06-15
Research By: TWC Staff