Lonicera maackii - Amur Honeysuckle

Non-native* (Asia and western Europe)

Other names:   Bush Honeysuckle, Late Honeysuckle


Fruit ripening dates: September through November

Mean fruit diameter: 6.82 mm (n=260); mean number of seeds per fruit: 4.03 (n=135), based on samples collected at the Rouge River Bird Observatory, Dearborn, MI. 

Seeds present in bird fecal samples at the Rouge River Bird Observatory, Dearborn, MI.

See also identification tips in Mistaken Identity? Invasive Plants and their Native Look-alikes: an Identification Guide for the Mid-Atlantic (PDF) by the New York Botanical Garden. 

* Listed as invasive in natural areas by the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States.

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