Calflora
Taxon  Report   5004    
Lonicera cauriana  Fernald
Blue fly honeysuckle,  Sweet berry honeysuckle
Lonicera cauriana
© 2008 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lonicera cauriana
© 2008 Barry Breckling
Lonicera cauriana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lonicera cauriana
© 2010 Keir Morse
Family: CAPRIFOLIACEAE  
Genus: Lonicera
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lonicera caerulea var. cauriana

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lonicera caerulea var. cauriana
More information about  Lonicera cauriana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOCAC3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).