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|Family: Caprifoliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lonicera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lonicera tatarica L.
Habit: Erect, < 3 m; herbage glabrous or soft-hairy. Leaf: generally 3--6 cm; blade ovate, base round or +- cordate, tip obtuse; upper pairs not fused around stem. Inflorescence: flowers paired, pedicels 0; peduncle +- 15 mm, slender; bracts not leaf-like, not forming involucre, lower lanceolate, spreading, upper round-ovate, erect. Flower: calyx limb +- deep-lobed; corolla +- 15 mm, white or pink fading +- yellow, glabrous, weakly 2-lipped, lobes +- = tube, subequal, obovate; stamens well exserted; ovaries of a flower pair free, stigma exserted. Fruit: +- 1 cm, red, orange, yellow.
Ecology: Disturbed places; Elevation: 700--1100 m. Bioregional Distribution: w CaR; Distribution Outside California: native to Siberia. Toxicity: Berries possibly TOXIC, attractive to children. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul Note: Sporadic escape from cultivation.
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster
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Previous taxon: Lonicera subspicata var. subspicata
Next taxon: Symphoricarpos
Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster 2017. Lonicera tatarica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31526, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.