Genus: Fallopia

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Last Modified 02/06/2013

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Fallopia Adanson, Fam. Pl. 2: 277, 557. 1763.

List of Fallopia Species

References to Fallopia

  • Aguilera, A. G. 2010. Impacts of the invasive plant Fallopia japonica on plant communities and and ecosystem processes. Biological Invasions 12: 1243-1252.
  • Barney, J. N. 2006. North American history of two invasive plant species: phytogeographic distribution, dispersal vectors, and multiple introductions. Biological Invasions 8: 703-717.
  • Brown, W. T. 2001. Volunteer monitoring of nonindigenous invasive plant species in the Adirondack Park, New York, USA. Natural Areas Journal 21: 189-196.
  • Chancellor, R. J. 1986. Decline of arable weed seeds during 20 Years in soil under grass and the periodicity of seedling emergence after cultivation.
  • Child, L.; Wade, M. 2000. The Japanese knotweed manual - The management and control of an invasive alien weed. Packard Publ., Chichester, UK. , 123 pages.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2005. Flora of North America. Volume 5. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 2. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 656 pages. (ISBN 0195222113)
  • Forman, J.; Kesseli, R. V. 2003. Sexual reproduction in the invasive species Fallopia japonica (Polygonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 90: 586-592.
  • Gammon, M. A. 2007. Molecular and morphological evidence reveals introgression in swarms of the invasive taxa Fallopia japonica, F. sachalinensis, and F. x bohemica (Polygonaceae) in the United States. Amer. J. Bot. 94: 948-956.
  • Gammon, M. A.; Kesseli, R. 2010. Haplotypes of Fallopia introduced into the US. Biological Invasions 12: 421-427.
  • Grimsby, J. L. 2007. Genetic diversity and clonal vs. sexual reproduction in Fallopia spp. (Polygonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 957-964.
  • Grimsby, J. L.; Kesseli, R. 2010. Genetic composition of invasive Japanese knotweed s.l. in the United States. Biological Invasions 12: 1943-1946.
  • Hollingsworth, M. L. 2000. Evidence for massive clonal growth in the invasive weed Fallopia japonica (Japanese knotweed). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 133: 463-472.
  • Martine, C. T. 2008. Fifteen woody species with potential for invasiveness in New England. Rhodora 110: 345-353.
  • Maurel, N. 2010. Does the invasive species Reynoutria japonica have an impact on soil and flora in urban wastelands? Biological Invasions 12: 1709-1719.
  • McHugh, J. M. 2006. A review of literature and field practices focused on management and control of invasive knotweed.
  • Metzger, J. D. 1992. Physiological basis of achene dormancy in Polygonum convolvulus (Polygonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 79: 882-886.
  • Murrell, C. 2011. Invasive knotweed affects native plants through allelopathy. Amer. J. Bot. 98: 38-43.
  • Patterson, D. T. 1976. The history and distribution of five exotic weeds in North Carolina. Castanea 41: 177-80.
  • Richards, C. L. 2008. Plasticity in salt tolerance traits allows for invasion of novel habitat by Japanese knotweed s. l. (Fallopia japonica and F. x bohemica, Polygonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 95: 931-942.
  • Ronse Decraene, L. P.; Akeroyd, J. R. 1988. Generic limits in Polygonum and related genera (Polygonaceae) on the basis of floral characters. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 98: 321-371.
  • Ronse Decraene, L. P.; Hong, S. P.; Smets, E. 2000. Systematic significance of fruit morphology and anatomy in tribes Persicarieae and Polygoneae (Polygonaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 134: 301-377.
  • Siemens, T. J.; Blossey, B. 2007. An evaluation of mechanisms preventing growth and survival of two native species in invasive Bohemian knotween (Fallopia x bohemica, Polygonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 776-783.
  • Small, J. K. 1895. A monograph of the North American species of the genus Polygonum. Vol. 1. Vol. Memoirs from the Department of Botany. Columbia College, New York, NY. , 178 pages.
  • Timson, J. 1966. The germination of Polygonum convolvulus L. New Phyt. 65: 423-428.
  • Weston, L. A. 2005. A review of the biology and ecology of three invasive perennials in New York State: Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum), mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) and pale swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum rossicum). Pl. & Soil 277: 53-69.
  • Zika, P. F.; Jacobson, A. L. 2003. An overlooked hybrid Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum x sachalinense; Polygonaceae) in North America. Rhodora 105: 143-152.