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Connecticut Plants
Twinflower
Linnaea borealis L.

Twinflower bears its flowers in pairs, hence the name. This plant is endangered in Connecticut.

  • Family: honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae)
  • Habitat: cold woods & bogs
  • Height: 3 to 6 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch long
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: native
Linnaea borealis L.

Photographed in Ontario, Canada.

Linnaea borealis L.