ID

420-323 (CNRE-95P)

Authors as Published

Matthew Yancey, Former Extension Agent, Natural Resources, Northwest District Reviewed by Jennifer Gagnon, Extension Associate, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation


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Several species of Asian honeysuckle have been introduced in the United States for their ornamental and wildlife values. Honeysuckle is perhaps the most widespread exotic invasive in the U.S., now found in at least 38 states. The Asian honeysuckle produces abundant seeds which are dispersed by birds and other wildlife. It also spreads by sprouting from its roots. Because it tolerates shade from other plants, it grows in forest understories.


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Publication Date

April 1, 2020