Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by littleriver29
2018-10-12
Gorham
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by littleriver30
Peer reviewed by littleriver30
Field Notes
It was the beginning of the trail and the lake was a few meters away and we could smell a lot of wet stuff. There was a lot of Japanese knotweed in the area.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The flowers grew in finger-like bunches and that's what it said Japanese Knotweed vital signs ID card.
Photo of my evidence.
The stems were bamboo-like on the outside and hollow on the inside like it said on the Japanese Knotweed vital signs ID card.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves were big and spade-shaped and that's what it said on the vital signs ID card.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Fallopia japonica
Common name:
Japanese knotweed
Count of individuals: 
Coverage: 
Between 1/2 and 3/4
Reproduction: 
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.663380 °
Longitude: 
W -70.445343 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Weeks Road Trail System
Trip date: 
Fri, 2018-10-12 08:00
Town or city: 
Gorham
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
3 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
Tree canopy cover: 
3/4 - Completely covered
Soil moisture: 
Saturated

Comments

I think you could have used more on the top field notes when I reviewed it I saw more did you edit it?