Hall's honeysuckle


Definition of Hall's honeysuckle

: 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.

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History and Etymology for Hall's honeysuckle

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 28 Sep. 2020.

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