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Honeysuckle Family: Caprifoliaceae

This family is comprised of bushes generally with opposite leaves and flowers and berries in pairs or clusters. The flowers have five untied sepals, five united petals, and five stamens. The small, united sepals often remain at the end of the fruit. The family includes honeysuckle, snowberry, feverwort, and twinflower.

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