Morrow's Bush-Honeysuckle: Lonicera morrowii
|Weed Description: An erect shrubby
honeysuckle that has escaped cultivation to become a weed of fencerows in a few isolated
Leaves: Oval in outline and arranged oppositely along the stem. Leaves are fairly thick and have somewhat of a grayish cast.
Stems: Hairy, taking on a shrubby growth habit, becoming 3 1/2 feet high.
Flowers: Almost completely white in color, approximately 6 to 8 mm long.
|Fruit: A globular red berry.
Identifying Characteristics: Opposite leaves with a grayish cast and shrubs with typical honeysuckle-like flowers. Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) is similar but is more of a climbing and trailing plant and has black berries.