Image Number: 1624015

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
A vine from Asia that was introduced into the United States at the Philadelphia Centennial Celebration in 1876 as an ornamental porch vine. It now infests at least 7 million acres in the Southeast.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Pueraria
Subject: Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, November 10, 2008