Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
FOUND by Wetlands4Me
2016-09-29
Bridgton
ID Confirmed
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Field Notes
This is a fringe area along a trail- open space with surrounding forest along the old narrow gauge bed. Trail used today by walkers and bikers, and near an entrance of Pondicherry Park along Willet Brook.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
Hollow stems with swollen joints.
Photo of my evidence.
Leaves grow from zig-zag joint.
Photo of my evidence.
Late September, small white flowers finger-like structures longer than the leaves
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Fallopia japonica
Common name:
Japanese knotweed
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.050196 °
Longitude: 
W -70.704651 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Pondicherry Park Edges
Trip date: 
Thu, 2016-09-29 10:02
Town or city: 
Bridgton
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Sebago Lake Watershed

Comments

Oh wow! This plant really is in bloom. Thanks for keeping an eye out.