Also called showy bush honeysuckle and showy fly honeysuckle.

Native to nowhere, this is a hybrid between sister-species Tatarian honeysuckle  Lonicera tatarica × Morrows honeysuckle  Lonicera morrowii.   The hybrids and both parents are part of honeysuckle  genus Lonicera in honeysuckle  family Caprifoliaceae.

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Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

🇺🇸 In the USA, the USDA suggests those seeking a shrubby honeysuckle replace this plant with native alternatives spicebush (northern or common)  Lindera benzoin, 🫐 northern highbush blueberry  Vaccinium corymbosum or southern arrowwood viburnum  Viburnum dentatum. [1]

Other sources recommend northern bush honeysuckle  Diervilla lonicera.

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Native alternatives (Missouri)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 4) Control and more native alternatives (Missouri Botanical Garden) More control and native alternatives (Missouri).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Learn more about Bell's honeysuckle Lonicera ×bella

Treatment methods and timing (40–45°N lat.).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file   Management and Control (Wisconsin)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Best Control Practices BCP (Ontario)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file and its Technical Bulletin  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Control (Missouri)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 3) Control and Alternatives (Maryland).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 4)   I have also heard of controlling this plant using ⚶🐐︎ prescribed browsing / goatscaping.

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