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bush honeysuckle

any of several shrubs of the genus Diervilla, of eastern North America, having clusters of yellowish flowers.
Origin of bush honeysuckle
1810-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • bush honeysuckle seeds are primarily distributed by birds and small mammals.
  • Grazed and disturbed woodlots may also be invaded by some bush honeysuckle species.
  • bush honeysuckle and garlic mustard have invaded woodlands and destroyed native vegetation.
  • Flowers of the other bush honeysuckle species are white and become yellow as they age.
  • If you've got a giant green thicket in your woods, you may have a bush honeysuckle infestation.
  • Each year, site work involves the removal of invasive species, such as bush honeysuckle and the general cleanup of the area.
  • The event will focus on litter pickup, debris removal and taking out bush honeysuckle, an invasive species.

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