Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by stemweek1D
2018-07-24
Portland
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Noemia
Peer reviewed by Russell
Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves are spade shaped.
Photo of my evidence.
Swollen joints.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves alternate on side, instead of being across from each other.
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 1/4 and 1/2
Reproduction: 
Sampling method: 
Time search
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.662439 °
Longitude: 
W -70.279654 °
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

Comments

Hi stemweek1D,

Thanks for getting out to look for Japanese knotweed. It does look like your coordinates are off. Your trip says you were at USM but the coordinates put you in Riverton. Please leave a comment below with the correct coordinates so we can update your observation.

-The VS Team-