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
Fruits: red-orange berry
Habitat: sun to partial shade; woods, wood edges
Invasiveness: Restricted Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Floristic Rating: Wetland Indicator = NI Invasive And Exotic Species of North America: Descriptions, management issues, warnings, photos, etc. WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin invasive species including decription, habitats, control methods University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Invasive Plants: Photos, descriptions, information USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Shrubs: Photos, descriptions, information Virginia Tech Dept. of Forestry, College of Natural Resources: detailed description and photographs Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas: Descriptions, photos, management help, etc.