Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by littleriver35
2018-10-12
Gorham
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by littleriver12
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Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I know that the organism is Japanese Knotweed, because the leaves are oval, with smooth sides, and they are in an alternating pattern. It is the same as the ID card said.
Photo of my evidence.
Another thing that proves that it is Japanese Knotweed is the flowers, the flowers are the same type as on the ID card.
Photo of my evidence.
lastly, in the ID card, I showed that the stem was hollow, and had swollen joints. That is also what the same with my organism.
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: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Between 1/2 and 3/4
Reproduction: 
Flower (plants)
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.663752 °
Longitude: 
W -70.445220 °
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: 
0 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
Tree canopy cover: 
Open to 1/4 covered
Soil moisture: 
Saturated

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