Colonial Oppression: Polygonum polystachyum: Read More…..

These photographs showing Polygonum polystachyum (Wallich ex Meisner), belong to family Polygonaceae commonly known as Himalayan Knotweed is an aggressive herbaceous invading and colonizing native species to the Himalaya. Colonization of this species has impacted the biodiversity of this unique landscape that support rich, representative elements of biodiversity. Although attempts have been made by Forest department to control colonization by physical methods, however there is no success either in its control or the prevention of its spread.

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