June 5, 1806, at Camp Chopunnish, Idaho County, Idaho.
This honeysuckle runs freely on the ground or clambers up trees, sometimes reaching a length of 18 ft (5.5 m). The large, orange, trumpet-shaped flowers occur in dense, terminal clusters just above a large round "leaf" (two opposite leaves entirely fused). Fruits are red. Leaves are deciduous.
Open woods and thickets.
Southern British Columbia to northern California, especially west of the Cascades, east to northwestern Montana.
Orange honeysuckle attracts hummingbirds and other wildlife. Berries may be mildly poisonous if eaten.