- Lonicera xylosteum is a perennial shrub that can reach 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m) tall.
- Leaves are opposite, elliptical, deciduous and 1-2.5 in. (2.5-6.4 cm) long.
- Flowering occurs in May when white flowers develop in pairs in the axils of the leaves.
- Fruits (when produced) are dark red berries that are eaten and spread by birds.
- Ecological Threat
- Lonicera xylosteum is native to Europe and occurs in poor, well-drained soils in full sun.
University of Connecticutt Database of Trees, Shrubs and Vines 
Invasive Plant Atlas of New England (IPANE) 
Henderson State University 
The Ohio State University 
USDA NRCS PLANTS 
USDA ARS GRIN 
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