Shrubs with Simple, Opposite Leaves )
Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae)
Habitat: Montane on both sides of Continental Divide
Height: Up to 1 m
Description: This shrub is often found along the margin of aspen stands. It grows up to 1 m high. The singly toothed, almost oval leaves are 2-7.5 cm long, tapering to a slightly rounded point. The opposite pairs of leaves are hairy underneath and either clasping or short stalked. Tiny clusters of bell-like flowers grow out of the leaf margins. These are replaced by unpleasant tasting, purple, berry-like fruits containing a single seed.