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Japanese Honeysuckle -introduced (*Lonicera japonica)

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Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family).

Native of China and Japan.

Occurrence: A weed of damp gullies. The plant photographed was in leakage from a water race. Most areas of north-central Victoria are too dry for this weed.


Japanese Honeysuckle is more common near Melbourne. It is a weed of many parts of the world, where it smothers other plants.

Photos: 1,2,3: Japanese Honeysuckle. Chewton.