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  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 13 / 2018

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    Clem Cirelli


Plant dies down to the ground in winter. Stems emerge in spring and resemble bamboo. Leaves up to 5″ long. Flowers late summer into early fall. Not sure it the plant makes any fruits or seed capsules because the homeowner has only lived there since March. Flowers very attractive to bees, butterflies and birds.


  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Looks like a clump-forming selection of Japanese Knotweed. I found the red flowered form listed as ‘Crimson Beauty’ Mexican bamboo (Polygonum cuspidatum).

    September 18th, 2018 at 6:25pm

  • Plant Junkie Unregistered says:

    I finally found the name of this weed that I gave up fighting and let it become the border in of my yard that you also have. Japanese Knotweed

    September 18th, 2018 at 1:07pm

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