- Lonicera sempervirens is a climbing, twining evergreen vine, 3-20 ft (0.9-6.1 m) long. Papery, exfoliating bark is orange-brown in color.
- Leaves are Leaves ovate to oblong with smooth, rolled down margins and a blunt or short pointed tip those immediately below the flowers fused at the base.
- Flowers are pink, purple and white, 0.2-0.3 in. (5-8 mm) long and occur either singly or in groups of up to 5 in a spike-like raceme.
- Fruits are 0.2 in. (4 mm) long legumes and each contain a single seed.
- Ecological Threat
- L. sempervirens occurs in old fields, roadsides, grasslands, mountain slopes, stable or semistable sand dunes. It is native to Korea and was introduced into the United States and has become established in natural areas.
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Invasive Listing Sources
Other System LinksPlants: LOSE
NPDN Pest: PAYACBC
NPDN Host: 36532
|Common Name Reference:|| USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|
|Scientific Name Reference:||USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|