Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. M. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Predeep (ITIS)
Asia (Everest et al. 1999)
Late 1800s (Everest et al. 1999)
Introduced as an ornamental and for erosion control (Everest et al. 1999)
Crowds out native species (Everest et al. 1999)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
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Council or Task Force
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program (Canada).
New York Invasive Species Clearinghouse.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Galveston Bay Estuary Program; Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC).
Centre for Invasive Species Solutions; Atlas of Living Australia; Australian Government. Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
USDA. ARS. National Genetic Resources Program. GRIN-Global.
State and Local Government
Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Forest Service.
Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Entomology and Plant Pathology.
Missouri Department of Conservation.
See also: Invasive and Problem Plant Control (scroll to Invasive Plants section) for more information to help you identify and control most common invasive plants in Missouri
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
See also: Invasive Plant Fact Sheets for plant species (trees, shrubs, vines, herbs and aquatic plants) that have impacted the state's natural lands
Alabama Forestry Commission.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Pennsylvania State University. Pennsylvania Sea Grant.
See also: Aquatic Invasive Species: Resources for additional species information
Mississippi State University. Extension.
See also: Publications - Weed Control for Lawn and Garden for more resources
Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
University of Florida. IFAS. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
Everest, J.W., J.H. Miller, D.M. Ball, and M. Patterson. 1999. Kudzu in Alabama: History, Uses, and Control (PDF | 1.46 MB) Alabama Cooperative Extension System. ANR-65.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Pueraria montana var. lobata. [Accessed Mar 19, 2015].