Hall's honeysuckle

noun

: a honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica halliana) that is a vining variety of Japanese honeysuckle with flowers initially pure white but yellowing with age, is often used as an ornamental climber or ground cover, and has established itself as an aggressive escape in much of the southeastern U.S.

Word History

Etymology

after G. R. Hall, 20th century American physician who introduced the plant from China

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“Hall's honeysuckle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hall%27s%20honeysuckle. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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