SW7151 : Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

taken 8 years ago, near to St Agnes, Cornwall, Great Britain

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)
Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)
This invasive weed was introduced to this country in Victorian times by plant collectors, who found it an attractive plant. However, it migrated from private gardens to the wild and it is nowadays a serious problem, particularly in Cornwall. It is very difficult to eliminate because of its ability to regenerate from small relics of tissue. LinkExternal link. It is quite widespread on this particular area of old mining waste.
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SW7151, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 September, 2009
Category
Wild flowers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 714 511 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:18.9585N 5:12.6855W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 714 511
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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