Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by stemweek3A
2018-07-24
Portland
ID Confirmed
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Field Notes
Bug biodiversity = 4
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I know that this is Japanese Knotweed because of the large, ovular leaves.
Photo of my evidence.
I know that this is Japanese Knotweed because of the bamboo like stem with dark red lines around the trunk.
Photo of my evidence.
I know that this is Japanese Knotweed because the leaves alternate up the branch.
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: 
Vegetative structures (plants)
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Trap
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.664731 °
Longitude: 
W -70.275862 °
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: 
4 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Recent disturbance
Roots
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/4 and 1/2
Soil moisture: 
Moist
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