Lonicera reticulata Raf.
Common Name: GRAPE HONEYSUCKLE
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad W-Vine

Generally considered to be native well south of the Keweenaw Peninsula, where O. A. Farwell collected specimens over many years, the first in 1895. Presumably escaped from cultivation.

The circular disk of uppermost connate leaves, combined with very glaucous leaves (including upper surface of that disk) and tendency for the inflorescence to be separated into 2 or more whorls, make this a rather distinctive species among our climbing honeysuckles.

Locations

Houghton County
Keweenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=725.