Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16626 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum cuspidatum Siebold & Zucc.
Common name   Japanese knotweed
Collector(s)
Robert R. Robbins   388  
Coll. Date 02 August 1972 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Illinois
Champaign County
Locality University of Illinois campus.
    
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes CULTIVATED. 

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.

     Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Dcne.
     Pleuropterus cuspidatus (Sieb. & Zucc.) Moldenke
     Pleuropterus zuccarinii (Small) Small
     Polygonum cuspidatum var. compactum (Hook f.) Bailey
     Polygonum zuccarinii Small
     Reynoutria japonica Houtt.

Common Name(s): fleeceflower, Japanese knotweed, Mexican bamboo.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20889, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum cuspidatum
                                                                                            

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Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum cuspidatum  Siebold & Zucc.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Polygonum+cuspidatum

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