Lonicera japonica

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Scientific Name Lonicera japonica USDA PLANTS Symbol
LOJA
Common Name Japanese Honeysuckle ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
35283
Family Caprifoliacaceae (Honeysuckle) SEINet Reference
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Description Perennial vine up to 30-50 feet, climbs by twisting its stems around vertical structures, including limbs and trunks of shrubs and small trees; leaves oblong to ovate, sometimes lobed, with short stalks; flowers tubular, with five fused white petals, turning yellow with age, very fragrant, and occur in pairs along the stem at leaf junctures. Large population at Walnut Creek Park, Austin. Texas Status
Introduced

INVASIVE

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