Lonicera sempervirens trumpet honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae LOSE; Bx, cm (planted), pb; NY; R, h, gb, w, wp; 

Lonicera sempervirens (trumpet honeysuckle).flowers.MHBG.yard.5.19.2016.*.

Lonicera sempervirens (trumpet honeysuckle).flowers.MHBG.5.19.2016.

Lonicera sempervirens is a woody vine, bark shreddy, stems hollow. 

Leaves opposite, white below, upper leaves fused around stem; leaves expand mid-April (Britton 1874). 

Flowers tubular, red & yellow, irregular, insect, also visited by hummingbirds; blooming May-June. 

Fruit fleshy, translucent-red, seeds bird dispersed, fruit eaten by songbirds. FACU. Very infrequent. Woodlands.  

Wetland status: FACU.

 Frequency in NYC:Infrequent .

Origin: Native.

Habitat:Woodlands, edges, thickets.