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Lonicera hirsuta Eat.
USDA Symbol: lohi
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This species is named for Adam Lonicer (1528 - 1586), a German botanis noted for his 1557 revised version of Eucharius Rösslin’s herbal. He became professor of Mathematics in 1553 and Doctor of Medicine in 1554, becoming the town physician in Frankfurt-am-Main. His true interest though was herbs and the study of botany.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Vine Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange , Yellow
MA , MI , MN , NY , PA , VT , WI Canada: ON
, QC Native Habitat:
Woodland,Forest Edge,Swamp/Marsh,Lakeshores USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsSoil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Soil Description: Sand
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2012-06-26
Research By: TWC Staff