The Black Twinberry (Lonicera Involucrata)

The Black Twinberry (Lonicera involucrata) is a deciduous shrub native to North  America, found predominantly in moist and wet environments such as forest edges, marshes, and stream banks. Recognized by its striking yellow trumpet-shaped flowers, the Black Twinberry can grow up to 10 feet tall and wide, presenting itself with opposite pairs of leaves and […]

Lonicera Involucrata. Black Twinberry

Lonicera involucrata. Black twinberry Lonicera involucrata, commonly known as the Black Twinberry, is a captivating and versatile shrub species that belongs to the Honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae. Native to western North America, this deciduous plant is celebrated for its unique and ornamental characteristics. The Black Twinberry typically reaches 3 to 10 feet and features a densely […]

Harnessing Black Twinberry Seeds for PNW Restoration Projects

The Pacific Northwest, known for its stunning landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and vital salmon populations, faces threats from urban development and deforestation. To address these challenges, ecological restoration projects are growing in importance, with native plant species like Lonicera involucrata, or Black Twinberry, showing great potential. This article highlights Black Twinberry’s unique qualities and how its […]

The Vital Role of Black Twinberry in Ecological Restoration in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest region is renowned for its majestic landscapes, lush forests, and pristine rivers. However, the allure of these natural wonders has faced challenges over the years due to the impact of human activities. As urbanization expanded, industrialization took hold, and invasive species encroached, the delicate balance of these ecosystems was disrupted, leading to habitat degradation and loss of biodiversity. A growing movement towards ecological restoration has emerged, aiming to mend the fractures in these ecosystems and promote sustainability.