Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Lonicera albiflora Torrey & Gray
Lonicera dumosa Gray
Lonicera albiflora Torrey & Gray var. dumosa (Gray) Rehder
Lonicera albiflora is a viney honeysuckle with clusters of irregular white flowers
arising from the center of two fused supporting bracts. The leaves are green gray and opposite. The fruits
are orange to red and form a radial mass. Lonicera albiflora is found in canyon bottoms and
anywhere at middle to upper elevation where there is sufficient moisture and some shade.
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Lonicera albiflora, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Gold Gulch, May 2, 2007
Lonicera albiflora, fruits, photo Russ Kleinman & the Nichols family, Upper Scorpion Campground, Sept. 28, 2007
Lonicera albiflora, closeup of flowers, photo Russ Kleinman & Richard Felger, Black Range, North Percha Creek, May 4, 2009
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