Reynoutria japonica
(Itadori knotweed)

Impact ID4677
Impact TypeInfrastructure
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionIn winter when the vegetative growth of Japanese knotweed, Fallopia japonica, has died back the exposed soil is easily washed away increasing soil erosion especially on steep river banks
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2024].

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