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   Lonicera japonica (vine, climber) français     
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         General Impact

    L. japonica competes with natives for light and nutrients. It outcompetes natives by spreading rapidly and completely covering and toppling small trees and shrubs in the process. This prevents the understory and small trees from developing, causing a reduction in forest understory diversity. The newly opened understory causes L. japonica to spread rapidly and provide habitat to other invasives, such as Hedera helix (English ivy) and Pueraria montana (kudzu).

    No Impact information recorded for Lonicera japonica

ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland