Lonicera xylosteum

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Taxonomy
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Lonicera
Species: L. xylosteum
Scientific Name
Lonicera xylosteum
L.
Common Names

dwarf honeysuckle

Overview

Appearance
Lonicera xylosteum is a perennial shrub that can reach 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m) tall.
Foliage
Leaves are opposite, elliptical, deciduous and 1-2.5 in. (2.5-6.4 cm) long.
Flowers
Flowering occurs in May when white flowers develop in pairs in the axils of the leaves.
Fruit
Fruits (when produced) are dark red berries that are eaten and spread by birds.
Ecological Threat
Lonicera xylosteum is native to Europe and occurs in poor, well-drained soils in full sun.

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