Belle's honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae Lonicera xbella
Leaf:Opposite, simple, oval to ovate, 1 to 2 1/2 inches long, light green to blue-green above, slightly pubescent below.
Flower:White to pink, fading to yellow, 3/4 to 1 inch long, on a long flower stalk, appear in late spring.
Fruit:Juicy red berry, 1/4 inch in diameter, maturing in mid summer.
Twig:Slender, slightly pubescent when young, later glabrous, grayish brown, hollow pith; ppposite, short blunt buds.
Bark:Develops long shallow splits, somewhat scaly, grayish brown.
Form:A shrub up to 15 feet with a dense crown of arching branches.