Invasive SpeciesJapanese knotweed

Fallopia japonica
NOT FOUND by stemweek1E
2018-07-24
Portland
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Field Notes
bug biodiversity: 3
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
we did not find Japanese knot weed Opposite leaf pattern.
Photo of my evidence.
the leaf we were looking at was 8 cm. and that is small compared to the knowtweed.
Photo of my evidence.
finally the leaf is jagged and shaped like an oval.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Fallopia japonica
Common name:
Japanese knotweed
Sampling method: 
Time search
Trap
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.662317 °
Longitude: 
W -70.279951 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Field
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: 
3 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
People
Tree canopy cover: 
Open to 1/4 covered
Soil moisture: 
Moist

Comments

Hi stemweek1E,

Thanks for getting out to look for Japanese knotweed. Your coordinates put you out at sea though. Please leave a comment below with the correct coordinates so we can update your observation.

-The VS Team-