Fallopia japonica var. compacta (Hook.f.) J.P.Bailey

Japanese Knotweed

Watsonia 17: 443 (1989) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

This cultivated variety is usually less than 70 cm high, with thick, leathery, strongly cuspidate leaves to 6 cm long and wide.

*GipP, *Strz, *VAlp, *VVP. Also naturalised NSW, Tas.

It is known to occur within the Falls Creek Ski Village, but has not yet been recorded in the surrounding Alpine National Park.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-06-01
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-03-29
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Fallopia japonica var. compacta in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Fallopia japonica var. compacta in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced
Gippsland Plain present introduced
Strzelecki Ranges present introduced
Victorian Alps present introduced

State distribution

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