Taxon  Report   5013 
Lonicera japonica  Thunb. ex Murray
Japanese honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica
© 2018 michelle peruzzi
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Lonicera japonica
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Lonicera japonica
© 2016 Keir Morse
Lonicera japonica, a dicot, is a vine or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lonicera japonica
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Lonicera
escaped cultivar
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lonicera japonica var. aureo-reticulata
PLANTS: Lonicera japonica var. chinensis
PLANTS: Nintooa japonica
More information about  Lonicera japonica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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