Fallopia ×bohemica

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Common names: Bohemian knotweed (X Japanese and Giant)

Fallopia ×bohemica (Bohemian knotweed (X Japanese and Giant knotweed) is a perennial (family Polygonaceae) with white flowers and broad leaves found in northwestern California. It is native to Japan. It favors grasslands and riparian and bottomland habitat. It spreads via rhizomes and seeds and is dispersed along watercourses and in garden waste.

Cal-IPC Rating: Watch

Cal-IPC Assessment

Plant Risk Assessment - An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.

Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles

Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

None for this species.

Other Fallopia ×bohemica Information

  • CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.