Lonicera sempervirens

Coral Honeysuckle

  • Family: Caprifoliaceae
  • Form: Climbing evergreen vine
  • Leaves: Opposite, ovate, lighter underside, connate near apex, glabrous
  • Stem/Bark: Green to red twining stems
  • Flower: Red to orange with yellow stamens, narrowly funnelform borne in terminal spikes
  • Fruit: Small red berries, ovoid
  • Comments: This FL native plant is easily distinguished from the FL invasive Lonicera japonica by having red instead of white flowers and glabrous leaves
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