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Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Twinberry
(Inkberry, Four-Line Honeysuckle, Black Twinberry, Bearberry Honeysuckle)

Lonicera involucrata



First Noted by Expedition
July 7, 1806, in Lewis and Clark County, Montana.
 

Description
Erect, deciduous shrub with opposite leaves and both flowers and fruits in pairs growing from leaf axils. Flowers yellow, sometimes tinged red; about 0.5 in (1.3 cm) long. Leaves opposite, 2-5 in (5-12.5 cm) long, ovate, tapering at tip. Height: 2-10 ft (0.6-3 m).
 

Habitat
Moist, shady places such as streamsides and canyon bottoms.
 

Range
Alaska and British Columbia east to Quebec and south to southern California, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado.
 

Note
The berries are edible but not particularly tasty.

Species information from enature.com
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