Japanese honeysuckle is a trailing,woody vine that may grow as high as 30 feet. It has oval leaves(4-8 in) that are semi-evergreen. White flowers sit upon the oval leaves. They are fragrant, two lipped, and you will always find them with a pair.This invasive plant damages forests by competeing with native vegetation for light. Japanese honeysuckle is often found near fields, road sides, and forests. this is the most threatening plant where there is other vegetation it can climb over. You can use a hoe to free the root system from the ground. Since they are a vine like plant, they are easy to hand pull and remember, ALWAYS WEAR GLOVES.
This is the damaging honeysuckle. Isn't it pretty? Well, don't get fooled because its more destroying than it is beautiful.