Flowering Woodland Shrub

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Date Photo Taken: 04/22/2013
Location: Rocky Face, GA
Posted By: katammons

Notes:

Approximately 4 to 5 foot tall; multiple light gray wood stems; new growth is “hairy”; oblong leaves opposite and approximately 2-3″ ; buds are double, on top of stem and growing from leaf joint; open flower in one pic is located on the bottom left side. This “shrub” is located at the edge of our woods underneath the oaks and hickories.

Thank you!

COMMENTS

  1. hortiphoto Flower Fanatic says:

    It’s a honeysuckle (Lonicera), but I don’t know exactly which.

    April 22nd, 2013 at 6:13 pm
  2. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    I think amur honeysuckle – invasive.

    April 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 pm
  3. Kathy Unregistered says:

    Thank you. What’s the best method to remove it. I have not found any more of it on our property. This is the first year that it has bloomed. I noticed it 2 years ago.

    April 22nd, 2013 at 7:08 pm

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