Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by littleriver41
2017-10-04
Gorham
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Christopher
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Field Notes
I can see that the Japanese knotweed has bamboo like stems. I can hear little drops of water dripping.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I know i found it because it has bamboo like stems.
Photo of my evidence.
I know i have found it because it also has big pine tree shaped leaves.
Photo of my evidence.
I know i have found it because you can see the flowers.
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: 
Vegetative structures (plants)
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.664203 °
Longitude: 
W -70.445571 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
GMS
Trip date: 
Wed, 2017-10-04 10:55
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: 
Between 1/4 and 1/2
Soil moisture: 
Moist
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