Poison Control Center
at The University of Kansas Health System
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Honeysuckle

Scientific name

Lonicera  

Common name

Honeysuckle

Type

Outdoor plant

Toxicity: 2

Ingestion may cause minor symptoms such as rash, vomiting or diarrhea.

Toxic parts

Flowers

Description

Lonicera is a genus of shrub or vine with about 180 species of honeysuckle. Most have:

  • Oblong, dark green leaves
  • Trumpet-shaped flowers in clusters

 

24-hour Poison Control Center hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Disclaimer

The list of poisonous plants on this website does not necessarily include every poisonous plant that is known or that might be found in a home or yard. Also, the plants are listed by common or scientific name but might be known to you by other names. The University of Kansas Health System does not advise eating any of the plants listed on this site. We discourage the use of any of these plants for self medication. The information on this site is taken from literature, and the degree of reliability is unknown. In case of accidental exposure or ingestion, contact the Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222.

 

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