Also called golden-and-silver honeysuckle, スイカズラ/吸い葛 or 忍冬 (suikazura), 金银花 (jinyinhua), 忍冬藤 (rendongteng), 인동덩굴 (indongdeonggul) and kim ngân hoa.

Part of honeysuckle  genus Lonicera in honeysuckle  family Caprifoliaceae.

Native to eastern Asia.   Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in USFS (.pdf) Invasive > in Michigan Invasive > Missouri (.pdf)

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

In the 🇺🇸 USA, the USDA suggests those seeking fragrant flowers replace this plant with native native alternatives leatherflower  Clematis viorna, Carolina jasmine  Gelsemium sempervirens, trumpet honeysuckle  Lonicera sempervirens, sweetbay magnolia  Magnolia virginiana or ◼︎ purple passionflower  Passiflora incarnata, and those seeking a shrubby honeysuckle replace this plant with native alternatives spicebush  Lindera benzoin, highbush blueberry  Vaccinium corymbosum or arrowwood viburnum  Viburnum dentatum. [1]   Other sources recommend northern bush honeysuckle  Diervilla lonicera.   More native alternatives (Missouri) (.pdf page 4).   Still more native alternatives (Missouri Botanical Garden).   Even more native alternatives (Missouri) (.pdf).   Native alternatives (Pennsylvania) (.pdf page 2).

Learn more about Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica

Control (Missouri) (.pdf page 3) Control (Missouri Botanical Garden) Control and Alternatives (Maryland) (.pdf pages 5 and 6).

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