Lonicera ciliosa
Common name: 
Western Trumpet Honeysuckle
Orange Honeysuckle
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Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Broadleaf, deciduous, climbing vine, it may reach a height of 20 ft (6 m); hollow stems.  Leaves opposite, simple, oval, 4-10 cm, green above and with a whitish bloom below, margins are smooth (entire) but have fine hairs, the terminal pair of leaves on a stem are joined to form a disk.  Flowers in clusters above the disk-leaf, orange-yellow, narrow trumpet shape, 2-4 cm long.  Fruit a 1 cm spheroid, translucent orange-red, containing several seed.
  • Sun to shade, best in acidic, dry to moist, well-drainend soil
  • Hardy to USDA Zone  4        Native range from British Columbia south to Oregon, Washington (especially east of the Cascades) to California and east to Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Arizona
  • Corvallis, found in OSU's McDonald Forest
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  • plant habit, flowering

    plant habit, flowering

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    leaves and flowers

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    terminal leaf and flower cluster

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    leaf margin