Common name: Honeysuckle
Scientific name: Lonicera species
Hazard associated: Berries in some species are poisonous if ingested .
- Children are known to suck nectar from the flowers e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFsi4a3N1ww and honeysuckle jelly is regarded as a delicacy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1iqco8aOEs), so they may also be tempted to eat the berries if the plant is familiar to them.
- These plants are grown in gardens for their attractive flowers and pleasant smell.
- Different colour berries in different species- black, red, blue
- Lonicera contains more than 100 species which display differential toxicity.
Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lonicera