Lonicera villosa (Michx.) Schultes
Common Name: MOUNTAIN FLY HONEYSUCKLE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt Shrub

Lonicera villosa flowers A. A. Reznicek flowers

Cedar, tamarack, alder, and other swamps; fens, wet thickets.

A northern species, by some authors included in the Old World L. caerulea L. Unique among our species in having dark blue fruit without a conspicuous involucre; fruiting plants are often mistaken for a blueberry, though easily identified by the opposite leaves.

Locations

Baraga County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lapeer County
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Menominee County
Roscommon County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=728.