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Honeysuckle - Lonicera Flava

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Picture source:http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/h/honeys31.html

Family: N.O. Caprifoliaceae (The family Caprifoliaceae is commonly known as the Honeysuckle family. It is a rather small family consisting of about 450 dicotyledon flowering plants, mostly small trees and shrubs (seldom herbs), including some ornamental garden plants in temperate regions) source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Caprifoliaceae

General Information and Physical Characteristics Perennial Vine or Shrub, Attracts birds, hummingbirds, butterflies. This Honeysuckle is not invasive and is a good plant for the native garden. Synonyms: Dutch Honeysuckle. Goats' Leaf.(French) Chèvre-feuille,(German) Geisblatt,(Italian) Capri-foglio. info source:http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/h/honeys31.html

Short Term Benefits The fast growth of honeysuckle bushes, in particular Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) and Tatarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica), can help prevent erosion on exposed soils, such as on banks and hillsides. The dense foliage, flowering and seeds may provide quick cover for animals for shelter, or provide leaf or nectar food to insects.

lonicera_flava.txt · Last modified: 2010/02/09 20:18 by lina