Please id the plantt in the link
kklemow at wilkes1.wilkes.edu
Mon Sep 18 10:40:16 EST 2000
>I have now seversal different ids, Lonicera japonica, and
>Japanese Knotweed and Mexican Bamboo
>Polygonum cuspidatum, sometimes called Japanese Bamboo.
>"Monique Reed" <monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu> wrote in message
>news:39C625DE.8D6E8879 at mail.bio.tamu.edu...
>> From here, it looks like Japanese honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica.
>> It's a horrible weed.
>> M. Reed
>> Gilbert Baron wrote:
>> > I have a link to a photo of a bush I would like to identify.
>> > If you can help, please respond here or by email or both.
>> > Thanks.
>> > It grows in SE Minnesota to about 10 feet and is very fragrant.
>> > It is along a trail on the Root River about 300 yards from the river and
>> > think it was planted as I have seen it only in one spot.
> > > http://members.home.com/gbaron/plantid.jpg
Your picture is kinda fuzzy. However, I would go along with the ID
as being Japanese knotweed, Polygonum cuspidatum. It's extremely
common here in northeastern Pennsylvania. I've agreed to write a
review article on that species as part of the Biology of Canadian
It has some interesting medicinal features, as summarized in
Kenneth M. Klemow, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology & GeoEnvironmental Science
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
e-mail: kklemow at wilkes1.wilkes.edu
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