Lonicera flava Sims. Phen: Apr-May; Jul-Aug. Hab: In soil mats around granitic domes, limestone bluffs, rocky woodlands. Dist: W. NC, KY, and MO, south to GA, AR, and ne. TX. See Singhurst, Holmes, & Carr (2021) for information on the TX occurrence.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo2, RAB, Tn, W, Rehder (1903), Singhurst, Holmes, & Carr (2021); > Lonicera flava Sims – F, S; > Lonicera flava Sims var. flava – Ferguson (1966a); > Lonicera flava Sims var. flavescens Gleason – Ferguson (1966a); > Lonicera flavida Cockerell ex Rehder – F, S