pink honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae Lonicera hispidula
Leaf:Deciduous, opposite, simple, oval to nearly cordate, 2-4 inches long, green to blue-green above with whitish bloom below, margins are entire but with fine hairs; terminal pair fused into a single disk.
Flower:Pink, narrowly trumpet-shaped, 1-2 inches long; borne in whorls above the terminal leaf disk; appearing in summer.
Fruit:Orange-red translucent berries with several seeds; occur in small bunches above the terminal leaf disk; described as edible but bitter.
Twig:Thin and vine-like; commonly twist around one another; hollow; purple-brown; covered with fine pubescence.
Bark:Thin, reddish-brown, and often shreddy.
Form:Widely branched shrub or climbing/sprawling vine up to 20’ long.