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Plant    Species Name:
Lonicera utahensis S.Wats.
syn. Lonicera ebractulata Rydb.

Common Name:
Utah honeysuckle


Salmon River, Idaho   September 2, 1805
Lolo Trail, Idaho
Lolo Creek along Lolo trail
  June 16, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Lonicera utahensis (PH-LC 135).

Lewis' label (#_5) on this specimen notes "found on the waters of the Columbia, Sept 2nd, 1805. the growth of a moist situation, seldom rises higher than 6 or 8 feet - puts up a number of succulent sprouts forming a thick bush." On that date, the expedition was actually on the North Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho.

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

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collected by J.B. Leiberg 1210, on divide above Clearwater River, Idaho, 9 July 1895

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Lonicera utahensis (T. Hagan)

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