Japanese Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica ThunbergNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Lonicera japonica var. chinensis, Nintooa japonica.
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Japanese Honeysuckle at Fort Smallwood, Maryland (5/22/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (6/4/2014). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/16/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle (leaves and fruit) in Allegany Co., Maryland (10/28/2013). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle (fruits) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/28/2014). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/8/2019). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/27/2020). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (3/11/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle growing among English Ivy in Kent Co., Maryland (3/26/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle growing in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/8/2016). Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle growing in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/17/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

The young leaves of Japanese Honeysuckle can have this very different, oak-like shape. Photographed in Calvert Co., Maryland (2/10/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/27/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle growing in Kent Co., Maryland (7/16/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/31/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Caroline Co., Maryland (11/2/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/27/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Japanese Honeysuckle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/26/2020). (c) eaglebeach, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)


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