Amur Honeysuckle is a dense, rapidly growing shrub that crowds and shades out native plants, possibly releasing toxic chemicals that prevent other plant species from growing. Birds eat the low nutrition berries and spread the seeds.
For information on how to eradicate this invasive, view our statement on herbicide use and preferred alternatives for invasive plants.
You can replace this invasive plant with native alternatives. Here are some plants that make superior replacements.
Match your location on the Texas map to the color squares on the replacement plants below to find suitable replacements for your ecoregion.