Photos of Fallopia-japonica-~-Japanese-knotweed

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Fallopia japonica ~ Japanese knotweed



  • FACU

  • Michigan C Value: 0

  • also known as Polygonum cuspidatum and "Mexican bamboo"

  • large (2m height or higher), bushy plant

  • forms dense, invasive thickets

  • looks a bit like bamboo in winter (when leafless) because of the conspicuous, hollow internodes

  • non–native (highly invasive)

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