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Question by 1988ryan
August 25, 2017
Can a Japanese knotweed mix with mint?
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Answer from DaisyI
August 25, 2017


Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is in the Knotweed family (Polygonaceae). Mints are in the Mint family (Lamiaceae). That's not even a close relationship so the answer is no, they will not cross.

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