Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by littleriver39
2018-10-12
Gorham
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by nick
Peer reviewed by nick
Field Notes
i was happy i found the japanese knotweed in the Gorham trail systems
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I found japanese knotweed according to vital signs description of what the japanese knotweed leaves look like smooth edges and a simple oval shaped leaf
Photo of my evidence.
I found japanese knotweed according to vital signs description of what the japanese knotweed stem looks like a bamboo like stem with swollen joints
Photo of my evidence.
I found japanese knotweed according to vital signs description of what the japanese knotweed of how the japanese knotweed grows on the stem in a vine like zig-zag pattern
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: 
Less than 1/4 covered
Reproduction: 
Flower (plants)
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.664243 °
Longitude: 
W -70.447576 °
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: 
1 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/4 and 1/2
Soil moisture: 
Moist
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