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Northern Bush-honeysuckle [Diervilla lonicera]

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Common Name: Northern Bush-honeysuckle
Scientic Name: Diervilla lonicera
Colors: Orange, Yellow
Months Appearing: June, July

Native. Not a true honeysuckle. 

Up to 4 feet tall. Fine toothed, tapered, opposite leaves.

Clusters of 2- 7 short stalked flowers at tips of one year old branches.

Flowers are funnel shaped, 1/2 to 3/4 inches long with a hairy inner surface. Turn orange with age.

Found in woodland by a stream. Canyon Falls Roadside Park near Alberta, Michigan, Upper Peninsula. July 5.  0839,0841