This observation made on opposite side of county road than observation made last year in this area.
Local name Japanese honeysuckle. Family = Caprifoliaceae. Invasive vines throughout Cedar Ridge Preserve and elsewhere. Texas invalive.
Our Central Texas native honeysuckle
Note that the leaves are perfoliate .
Honeysuckles (Lonicera, /lɒˈnɪsərə/;syn. Caprifolium Mill.) are arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 180 species of honeysuckle, 100 of which occur in China while about 20 native species occur in Europe, India and, North America each. Widely known species include Lonicera periclymenum (honeysuckle or woodbine), Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle, white honeysuckle, or Chinese honeysuckle) and Lonicera sempervirens (coral honeysuckle, trumpet honeysuckle, or woodbine honeysuckle). Hummingbirds are...