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Pueraria montana
(Fabaceae)

kudzu

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Pueraria montana is native to eastern Asia. 


Species description or overview

Kudzu ("Pueraria lobata" [now Pueraria montana]) factsheet View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Kudzu overview and suggestions for control are from the Commonwealth of Virginia (Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia).

Kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) fact sheet
Kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) description, habitat, biology, and management options are provided by Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Pueraria montana
Nomenclatural information about Pueraria montana is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Pueraria montana information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Pueraria montana, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Pueraria montana
Nomenclatural information about Pueraria montana is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


See also these taxa

Pueraria lobata (Fabaceae): species information from HEAR
Categorized information about Pueraria lobata (Fabaceae) is presented by the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR).

Pueraria montana var. lobata (Fabaceae): species information from HEAR
Categorized information about Pueraria montana var. lobata (Fabaceae) is presented by the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR).


Pest alerts

Kudzu (Puereria lobata) pest alert flyer View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Kudzu (Puereria lobata) pest alert flyer


Impacts

Pueraria montana (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Pueraria montana as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Pueraria montana weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Pueraria montana for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Images

Kudzu (Puereria lobata) pest alert flyer View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Kudzu (Puereria lobata) pest alert flyer

Pueraria montana information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pueraria montana in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Pueraria montana information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pueraria montana in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Books

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


Full-text articles

Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida
Langeland, K.A. and R.L. Stocker. (1997-)2001. Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida. SP 242, one of a series of the Department of Agronomy, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First printed: 1997. Revised: April, 2001.


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