Diervilla rivularis

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Diervilla rivularis
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Vulnerable (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Diervilla
Species: D. rivularis
Binomial name
Diervilla rivularis

Diervilla rivularis is a species of flowering plant in the honeysuckle family known by the common names mountain bush-honeysuckle and hairy bush-honeysuckle. It is native to the eastern United States, where it is limited to the southern Appalachian Mountains. It occurs in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. It is extirpated from North Carolina.[1]

This plant grows in moist wooded areas and disturbed areas such as roadsides.[2] It occurs at middle to higher elevations in its range.[1]

The plant is considered "somewhat threatened" by habitat loss and other threats.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Diervilla rivularis. The Nature Conservancy.
  2. ^ Diervilla rivularis. Center for Plant Conservation.

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