Based on my experience, Japanese honeysuckle
is quite susceptible to glyphosate (1.
Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Trees Acer platanoides Norway maple Ailanthus altissima tree-of-heaven x Alnus glutinosa (D,K,P) black alder Morus alba (K) white mulberry x Pyrus calleryana Callery pear Ulmus pumila Siberian elm Woody vines Ampelopsis brevipedunculata porcelain berry Celastrus orbiculatus oriental bittersweet Hedera helix English ivy Lonicera japonica (D) Japanese honeysuckle
Shrubs Berberis thunbergii (K) Japanese barberry x Elaeagnus angustifolia (P) Russian olive Elaeagnus umbellata (P) autumn olive Euonymus alatus burning bush Euonymus fortunei winter-creeper Fallopia japonica Japanese knotweed Frangula alnus (P?
However, if one avoids invasive species, such as kudzu or Japanese honeysuckle
, vines are mannerly and add vertical interest to the garden.
The most common species of shrub was Japanese honeysuckle
(Lonicera japonica), a naturalized invasive exotic that was four times more plentiful than the native poison oak-ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) and saw greenbriar (Smilax bona-nox), the next most-abundant shrubs (Tables 1 and 2).
It seems that the longer deer season progresses, the more important the leaves and small, black berries (both of which are consumed by deer) of Japanese honeysuckle
become to bowhunters.
, prized as a shady ornamental plant, was often planted around porches.
Deer unfortunately also love many harmful alien invasives, such as hostas and Japanese honeysuckle
, spreading them exponentially in their droppings.
Finally, LaFleur and I came to the invasive plant jail, where marauding foreign species such as Norway maple, black locust and Japanese honeysuckle
do time in wooden cages.
We spent a year or two removing thickets of multiflora rose and Japanese honeysuckle
, and pulling out miles of the Asiatic bittersweet vine muscling out hemlock and birch saplings.
Running buffalo clover at the cemetery is threatened by Japanese honeysuckle
, wintercreeper, and periwinkle.
(Lonicera flos) has shown a wide spectrum of antibacterial, antiviral (Houghton et al.
1992), and Japanese honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica (Thunb.