Taxon  Report   10892    
Fallopia sachalinensis  (F. Schmidt Petrop.) Ronse Decr.
Giant knotweed
Fallopia sachalinensis
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Fallopia sachalinensis
© 2013 Domenic Bongio
Fallopia sachalinensis
© 2013 Domenic Bongio
Fallopia sachalinensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Fallopia sachalinensis
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Genus: Fallopia
Communities: escaped cultivar

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Polygonum sachalinense

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Polygonum sachalinense
ICPN: Reynoutria sachalinensis
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).