Bush Honeysuckle? Allardale, Medina County Park District
Wet Meadow depression east of Josephine Lake next to a smaller lake. Stream runs through site. Really wet. Pedicularis, Tofieldia, and Carex dominates wet part. Lakeside margin dominated by Salix and ferns. Evidence of past fire. Granitic boulders. Elevation: 7308ft.
Along trailside to Josephine Lake, mid-mountain, mid-slope. Soils are bare mineral granitics. Sub-alpine forest with fire scars. Early phenology for time of year, dry.
Honeysuckles (Lonicera, /lɒˈnɪsərə/;syn. Caprifolium Mill.) are arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 180 species of honeysuckle, 100 of which occur in China while about 20 native species occur in Europe, India and, North America each. Widely known species include Lonicera periclymenum (honeysuckle or woodbine), Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle, white honeysuckle, or Chinese honeysuckle) and Lonicera sempervirens (coral honeysuckle, trumpet honeysuckle, or woodbine honeysuckle). Hummingbirds are...