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Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens

Description:

It is a smooth, twining evergreen vine bearing dark, shiny green leaves which are white on the lower surface. The upper pair of leaves are fused together, just below the flower cluster. The tubular or trumpet shaped corolla occurs in whorls of four to six blossoms. They are usually red outside and orange inside, or rarely, all orange or yellow. Red to green twining stems fade to grey with a shreddy texture when mature. Clusters of red berries mature in September to October

Habitat:

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 31, 2013
Submitted on Apr 1, 2013

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