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Caprifoliaceae

(The Honeysuckle Family)

 

Family Description:

A family of woody vines, shrubs, and some herbs, Caprifoliaceae members have opposite leaves. These leaves can be simple or compound and the flowers are generally 5-merous. Many, but not all of these plants fall into 2 categories. First are those with entire leaf margins and bilabiate flowers which tend to produce berries, and second those with toothed leaf margins and multiple flowers in a terminal cyme which form into drupe type fruits. Much of the flowers that plants in this family produce have a heavy and sweet aroma.

Plants in Family:

Lonicera japonica Sambucus canadensis Viburnum dentatum Viburnum lentago