• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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Orange Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle_By Gary A
Gary A. Monroe
 

Orange honeysuckle
(Lonicera cilosa)

These dazzling orange flower clusters are pollinated exclusively by hummingbirds.

Where in the park: Throughout American Camp

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USDA Plant Data Base

Did You Know?

Capt. Lewis Cass Hunt

Capt. Lewis Cass Hunt, who squabbled with Capt. George E. Pickett over buildings on San Juan Island, was the brother of Henry Hunt, who commanded the Union artillery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Hunt's guns would largely decimate Pickett's division before they reached the Union lines.