Bush Honeysuckles

There are a numer of invasive "bush" honeysuckle plants, varying in aggressiveness. They all have opposite, smooth edged leaves, no thorns, and hollow stems.

Morrow's Honesuckle (Lonicera morrowii) [ USDA, Wikipedia ] - Recognizable by its white flowers. Lonicera morrowii

This is the species most commonly found on Acton conservation lands.

Showy Fly or Bell's Honeysuckle (Lonicera bella, hybrid of Lonicera morrowii and Lonicera tatarica) [ GoBotany ]. This variety is recognizable by its white pink flowers. Showy Fly (Bell's) Honeysuckle

Tatarian Honesuckle (Lonicera tatarica) [ USDA, Wikipedia ] - This variant is recognizable by its pink flowers. Totorinis sausmedis

Removal

Cut the branches and extract the roots.

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