Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by stemweek1A
2018-07-24
Portland
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Noelle P and Fatumo A
Peer reviewed by
Field Notes
Bug biodiversity none.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
the steam is bamboo like
Photo of my evidence.
The leave are spade shape.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves are smooth
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: 
Reproduction: 
Sampling method: 
Time search
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.662483 °
Longitude: 
W -70.279816 °
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: 
Evidence of vectors: 
Paved road
Walking trail
People
Tree canopy cover: 
3/4 - Completely covered
Soil moisture: 
Moist

Comments

Hi stemweek1A,

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 on Mackworth Island. Please leave a comment below with the correct coordinates so we can update your observation.

-The VS Team-

i think that it came out really well and we worked so hard on it thanks to my partners fatumo and mo/ mohmed they worked so well with me i love japanecs kontweed. Noelle P.