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Fly honeysuckle is deciduous shrubbery with opposite egg-shaped
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Fly honeysuckle is deciduous shrubbery with opposite egg-shaped leaves and pairs of tubular fragrant flowers that can be red, white or pink.(Credit: J. Randall/ Invasive Plant Council of New York )

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Plants that make scents


Research has shown that scent can influence our emotions, stress levels and feelings of well-being. Can you imagine roses or honeysuckle without it? And it's not just flowers that can have us inhaling deeply: Plants with fragrant foliage, like the scented geranium and catmint that line my walkway, also release intoxicating scents when I brush past them as I walk by. --Jessica Damiano