Phenology updates: bush honeysuckle, Japanese stiltgrass, hairy jointgrass, hydrilla, orange daylily, and bohemian knotweed

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Bush honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)– fruiting, green berrys

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Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum) – has germinated and is anywhere from 1 to 6 inches tall.  This link might help ID it http://www.nps.gov/Plants/alien/fact/mivi1.htm

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Hairy jointgrass (Arthraxon hispidus) – germinated, around 1-4 inches tall.  Here is a link to help identify it http://www.ppws.vt.edu/scott/weed_id/arahi.htm

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Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) – has emerged
 
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Orange daylilies (Hemerocallis fulva) – flowerbuds forming

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Bohemian knotweed (Polygonum x bohemica) – Hybrid between japanese knotweed and giant knotweed.

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About appalachianohioweeds

My name is Eric Boyda and I am the current coordinator of the Appalachian Ohio Weed Control Partnership. My interests include increasing the awareness of invasive plants and helping individuals or groups plan control strategies.

Posted on June 12, 2013, in Invasive phenology updates and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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