Page authors: Don Knoke, David Giblin
Lonicera conjugialis
purple-flower honeysuckle
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Mt. Adams south chiefly through the east side of the Cascades in Washington; south to the Sierra Nevada of California.

Habitat: In woods, meadows and moist open slopes at mid-elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: June-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Deciduous shrub 6-15 dm. tall.

Leaves:

Leaves opposite, short-petiolate, elliptic or rhombic to broadly ovate, 2.5-7.5 cm. long and 1.5-4.5 cm. broad, stiff-hairy beneath and often above as well.

Flowers:

Flowers in pairs on axillary peduncles 1-4.5 cm. long; corolla united, dark reddish-purple, 8-11 mm. long, deeply two-lipped, the upper lip shallowly 4-lobed, the lower narrow and entire; corolla tube shorter than the lips, strongly swollen on the lower side, conspicuously long-hairy within; stamens 5, the filaments long-hairy below; ovary 3-celled, inferior.

Fruits:

Fruit a reddish-black berry nearly 1 cm. thick

Accepted Name:
Lonicera conjugialis Kellogg
Publication: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 2: 67-69, f. 15. 1863.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lonicera conjugialis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lonicera conjugialis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lonicera conjugialis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lonicera conjugialis photos.

USDA Plants: Lonicera conjugialis information.

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