Latest Northland invader? 'Bamboo'
DULUTH -- Another invasive species has reached the most-wanted list for eradication in Minnesota. This time it's Japanese knotweed - Polygonum cuspidatum - often referred to as "bamboo."
The plant actually is an Asian member of the buckwheat family, but it's tall (10 feet and higher), cane-like stems make it look and feel like real bamboo.
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