Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by littleriver44
2017-10-04
Gorham
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Anthony A.
Peer reviewed by Ian C.
Field Notes
We set up fast. I see plants, I hear birds, I smell citrus. I found that there was a lot of Japanese knotweed. I was surprised that there was that much Japanese knotweed.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I know that is Japanese knotweed because of the Bamboo like stems
Photo of my evidence.
I know that it is Japanese knotweed because of the the white straight up flowers that indicate that it is Japanese knotweed
Photo of my evidence.
I know its Japanese knotweed because of the Big, Giant, Green leaves.
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: 
Flower (plants)
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.664495 °
Longitude: 
W -70.446059 °
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: 
5 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
People
Tree canopy cover: 
Open to 1/4 covered
Soil moisture: 
Dry
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