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Picture of Twining honeysuckle Plant press of Twining honeysuckle
Twining honeysuckle
Lonicera dioica L. var. glaucescens (Rydb.) Butt.


Plant Description:

  • Widespread, woodland shrub
  • Oval leaves are oppposite to each other and joined at the base
  • Yellow flowers form a cluster at the end; fruits are red berries
  • Stem can be used in a tea to treat flu
  • Eating honeysuckle can cause nausea
  • Found at Stop 1 - on the Interpretive Nature and Hiking Trails, and at Stop 6


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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