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Japanese Knotweed

Observed: 19th May 2013 By: smb74
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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An invasive plant and a pest in the United Kingdom, brought here from eastern Asia, Japan, China and Korea. It is an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981 in the United Kingdom to plant or otheriwse allow this to grow in the wild.

This grows every year opposite my house but has not yet invaded the garden. Probably because every time we see it we use weedkiller on it.

Species interactions

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