• Bush Honeysuckle (Lonicera sp.~Invasive Species)

           Family Name: Caprifoliaceae

    • There are several species of invasive bush or shrubby honeysuckles in Ohio (Amur, Tartarian, and Morrow Honeysuckle).
    • Honeysuckles have opposite bluntly pointed dark green elliptical leaves and produce colorful red or orange berries in the fall.
    • The various invasive honeysuckles have fragrant white, yellow, pink, or crimson flowers in the spring.  The bark on older plants appears striped.
    • Invasive bush honeysuckles can be very aggressive and difficult to remove from natural ecosystems.


    Bush Honeysuckle