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Twinberry Honeysuckle - Lonicera involucrata


Global Rank: G5T4T5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Shrubs. Stems erect, 50–150 cm; twigs 4-angled, glabrate. Leaf blades 4–15 cm long, oblong to ovate with acuminate tips, glabrate to sparsely hirsute beneath. Inflorescence: peduncles 1–4 cm long, surmounted by 4 purple, glandular bracts reflexed in fruit. Flowers: corolla yellow, 10–15 mm long, glandular-pubescent, lobes shorter than the tube. Berry black, 6–10 mm wide (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety involucrata.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to Que south to CA, NM and WI (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 83

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Habitat
Moist forest, meadows, avalanche slopes, especially along streams; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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