Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by stemweek3B
2018-07-24
Portland
ID Confirmed
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Field Notes
In the field we found out that the bug biodiversity in Japanese Knotweed was two and the biodiversty of not Japanese knotweed was six.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
In the two pictures the leaves are the same shape with the leaf shaped like a spade and having a long vein through the middle and then branching off symmetrically to each side.
Photo of my evidence.
Another piece of evidence is that the leaf is between 18 and 25 cm
Photo of my evidence.
the stem of the plant is hollow and it has the same texture and diameter.
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)
Pollinators (plants)
Sampling method: 
Trap
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.664822 °
Longitude: 
W -70.276015 °
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: 
10 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Paved road
People
Construction
Tree canopy cover: 
Open to 1/4 covered
Soil moisture: 
Moist
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