Japanese knotweed

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Reynoutria
Polygonum conspicuum2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
(unranked):
(unranked):
Order:
Family:
Tribe:
Persicarieae
Genus:
Persicaria
Species:
P.japonica
Binomial name
Persicaria japonica
(Meisn.)Nakai
Synonyms
  • Polygonum japonicum Meisn.

Japanese knotweed is a perennial herbaceous plant. It grows in Asian countries from South China including Taiwan and Japan to east Asia.[1] It is considered an invasive plant in the United States[2]

Taxonomy[change | change source]

Persicaria japonica Nakai [3]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://phytogeogratax.main.jp/site/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JPT51_1_59.pdf
  2. "Japanese Knotweed | National Invasive Species Information Center | USDA". www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov.
  3. "Tropicos | Name – Persicaria japonica (Meisn.) H. Gross ex Nakai". www.tropicos.org.