Also called low bush honeysuckle, dwarf bush honeysuckle and yellow-flowered upright honeysuckle.  This plant is part of genus Diervilla, so not one of the true honeysuckles of genus Lonicera.   But its appearance is very close, and both genera are part of family Caprifoliaceae.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Diervilla hosts caterpillars of 4 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

In 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA, 👥︎ many people are replacing exotic invasive honeysuckles with this native alternative.

Learn more about northern bush honeysuckle Diervilla lonicera

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