Lonicera involucrata (Richards.) Banks
FamilyCaprifoliaceae — APG family: Caprifoliaceae
SynonymsXylosteum involucratum Richards.
DescriptionStraggling to ascending shrub; branches quadrangular, glabrous; leaves ascend- ing, obovate, to elliptic-oblong, acuminate or acute, paler beneath; involucre of 4 green to dark-purple bracts; flowers in pairs; corolla glandular-cylindric, yellow, sometimes tinged with red; berries purplish-black, about 1 cm thick, bitter.
EcologyWoods. Described from “wooded country between 54° and 64° lat.”
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.