Lonicera tatarica L.  
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Tartarian honeysuckle
[Lonicera tatarica f. albiflora L., Lonicera tatarica var. xanthocarpa L., Xylosteum tataricum (L.) Medik.]
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Matthew L. Wagner  
Etymology: Lonicera: named for Adam Lonitzer (1528-1586), a German herbalist, physician and botanist who wrote a standard herbal text that was reprinted many times between 1557 and 1783
Plants: erect, perennial, 3'-10' tall shrub sometimes forming dense thickets; shallow roots
Leaves: oval
Flowers: pink to white
Fruits: red-orange berry
Habitat: sun to partial shade; woods, wood edges
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Invasiveness: Restricted Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Michael Clayton  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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