Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by stemweek1B
2018-07-24
Portland
ID Confirmed
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Field Notes
Biodiversity for insects is 0.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
Leaves are oval shaped and the edges are smooth.
Photo of my evidence.
Stems have swollen joints and alternate branches.
Photo of my evidence.
The stem look similar to bamboo.
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 1/4 and 1/2
Reproduction: 
Flower (plants)
Vegetative structures (plants)
Pollinators (plants)
Sampling method: 
Time search
Trap
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.662534 °
Longitude: 
W -70.279733 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Name:
USM
Trip date: 
Tue, 2018-07-24 11:00
Town or city: 
Portland
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
0 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Paved road
Walking trail
People
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/4 and 1/2
Soil moisture: 
Moist
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