Reynoutria Japonica

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 13/05/2020

Reynoutria Japonica, common name: Japanese Knotweed.

Family Polygonaceae

Status: Invasive Pest Species

Japanese knotweed can sprout from very small sections of rhizomes. Under the provisions made within Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, it is an offence to cause Japanese knotweed to grow in the wild.

Japanese Knotweed against the wall of Ten Acres

Ten Acres Habitation

Unfortunately there are several locations in the woodland area that have Knotweed growing. The Friends of Ten Acres are working hard to try to eradicate this pest species as carefully as possible. If you see this pest species please be careful not to spread it (do not take cuttings, seeds or roots).


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