Lonicera fragrantissima Lindley & Paxton. Sweet-breath-of-spring. Phen: (Jan-) Feb-early Apr; Apr-May. Hab: Forests, woodlands, roadbanks, old house sites, spreading (sometimes aggressively) from horticultural use. Dist: Native of China.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Syn: = Ar, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, Ferguson (1966a), Rehder (1903); = n/a – C, F; = Xylosteon fragrantissimum (Lindl. & Paxton) Small – S