Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 18 taxa in the family Caprifoliaceae, Honeysuckle family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bell's Honeysuckle, Pretty Honeysuckle, Showy Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera ×bella   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera ×bella [morrowii × tatarica]   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera ×bella 174-02-001   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in forests, woodlands, fencerows, suburban woodlands

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


drawing of Lonicera canadensis, American Fly-honeysuckle, Fly-honeysuckle need picture of leaf or frond of Lonicera canadensis, American Fly-honeysuckle, Fly-honeysuckle need picture of flower of Lonicera canadensis, American Fly-honeysuckle, Fly-honeysuckle need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Lonicera canadensis, American Fly-honeysuckle, Fly-honeysuckle need picture of fruit of Lonicera canadensis, American Fly-honeysuckle, Fly-honeysuckle
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speaker icon Common Name: American Fly-honeysuckle, Fly-honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera canadensis   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera canadensis 174-02-002   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in shrubby mountain bogs at high elevations, bouldery northern hardwood forests, hemlock and spruce swamps

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet-breath-of-spring, Winter Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera fragrantissima   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera fragrantissima   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera fragrantissima 174-02-003   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in forests, woodlands, old house sites

Uncommon

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera japonica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera japonica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera japonica 174-02-004   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it - it's nearly ubiquitous, esp common in Piedmont & Coastal Plain and in mesic habitats

Common

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coral Honeysuckle, Woodbine, Trumpet Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera sempervirens   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
(?) PLANTS National Database: Lonicera sempervirens   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera sempervirens 174-02-005   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in dry forests & woodlands, maritime forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Honeysuckle, Mountain Coral Honeysuckle, Limber Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera dioica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera dioica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera dioica 174-02-006   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in seepages, bogs, rocky woods, shrubby mountain bogs at high elevations, rocky ridgetop thickets over amphibolite

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera flava   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera flava   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera flava 174-02-007   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in soil mats around granitic domes

Uncommon (rare in GA & NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Amur Bush-honeysuckle, Amur Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera maackii   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera maackii   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in suburban woodlands, moist forests, fencerows

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare in NC-SC)

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Morrow's Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera morrowii   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in forests, woodlands, old house sites, suburban woodlands

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare in GA Mountains)

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Standish's Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera standishii   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera standishii   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in forests, woodlands, old home sites

Rare, but locally abundant & invasive in c. NC (Uwharrie National Forest)

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tatarian Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera tatarica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera tatarica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed forests

Uncommon

Non-native: central Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: European Fly-honeysuckle, Dwarf Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lonicera xylosteum   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera xylosteum   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in suburban forests, disturbed forests

Rare

Non-native: Europe & Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coralberry, Indian Currant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Symphoricarpos orbiculatus   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphoricarpos orbiculatus   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Symphoricarpos orbiculatus 174-03-001   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in moist to dry forests, woodlands, thickets, pastures, and old fields, esp over mafic or calcareous rocks

Common in NC & in Mountains (uncommon to rare southward)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Common Snowberry
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Symphoricarpos albus var. albus   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphoricarpos albus var. albus   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in limestone woodlands

Rare

Native: north of Carolinas & GA (original native distribution somewhat uncertain

 


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Common Name: Pacific Snowberry
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Symphoricarpos albus 174-03-X   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, sometimes in natural areas

Rare

Native: western North America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Perfoliate Horse-gentian, Perfoliate Tinker's-weed, Wild Coffee, Feverwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Triosteum perfoliatum   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triosteum perfoliatum   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Triosteum perfoliatum 174-04-001   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in woodlands & forests in circumneutral soils, particularly those over mafic or calcareous rocks

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Orange-fruited Horse-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Triosteum aurantiacum var. aurantiacum   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triosteum aurantiacum var. aurantiacum   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Triosteum aurantiacum 174-04-002   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Look for it in woodlands and forests in circumneutral soils, particularly those over mafic or calcareous rocks

Uncommon in SC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellowfruit Horse-gentian, Lesser Horse-gentian
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Triosteum angustifolium +   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Triosteum angustifolium   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Triosteum angustifolium 174-04-003   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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