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Japanese Honeysuckle

Scientific Name

Lonicera japonica Thunb. (ITIS)

Common Name

Japanese honeysuckle

Native To

Eastern Asia (Munger 2002)

Date of U.S. Introduction

1800s (Munger 2002)

Means of Introduction

Ornamental (Munger 2002)

Impact

Crowds out native species (Munger 2002)

Japanese honeysuckle

Japanese honeysuckle, flowers

Credit

Photo by John D. Byrd; Mississippi State University

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Selected Resources

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Citations
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Lonicera japonica. [Accessed Mar 19, 2015].

  • Munger, G.T. 2002. Lonicera japonica. In: Fire Effects Information System. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory.