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Japanese Honeysuckle - Lonicera japonica


Family: Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle family Genus Common Name: Honeysuckle Native Status: Introduced
Lonicera japonica - Japanese Honeysuckle. Non-native, imported from Asia as an ornamental, this lovely, fragrant vine is well-established in 38 states, and is listed as a noxious weed in two, plus is banned from cultivation in New Hampshire.

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Distribution of Lonicera japonica in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 20 Apr 2014). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Site: unspecified Date: Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Non-native, imported from Asia as an ornamental, this lovely, fragrant vine is well-established in 38 states, and is listed as a noxious weed in two, plus is banned from cultivation in New Hampshire.
Lonicera japonica

Site: Walker County, GA Date: 2010-November-25Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
The fruit of Japanese Honeysuckle is a small black berry containing several seeds.
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Lonicera japonica

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