Caprifoliaceae
Lonicera utahensis

Utah Honeysuckle

Shrub with spreading branches. Leaves oblong to lance-shaped, with rounded tip, few hairs only on underside. Flowers in pairs on single slender stalk to 1/2 in. long, bracts very small. Flowers white or pale yellow fading to salmon yellow, trumpet-shaped. Berries small, red, round, slightly fused. Grows in bogs, along streams, moist places, at mid to subalpine elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--6 feet
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Subalpine
  • Found In: Wallowas, Olympic NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes