Taxon  Report   5016    
Lonicera subspicata  Hook. & Arn.  var. subspicata 
Santa Barbara honeysuckle,  Southern honeysuckle
Lonicera subspicata var. subspicata
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Lonicera subspicata var. subspicata
© 2014 Keir Morse
Lonicera subspicata var. subspicata
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lonicera subspicata var. subspicata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lonicera subspicata var. subspicata
© 2014 Keir Morse
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lonicera subspicata var. subspicata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).