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Asian Longhorned Beetle – NOT YET IN REGION

Asian Longhorned Beetle – NOT YET IN REGION

ALB has a glossy black body with white spots on top of the wings. Adults are 3/4″ to 1″ long. Antennae are roughly 2 times the body length with distinctive black and white bands. The legs and antennae have a bluish tinge. Adults are present from July to October.

By February 14, 2014 Read More →
Water Chestnut

Water Chestnut

Water chestnut is a fast-growing, floating annual that can grow to 16 feet. The most distinctive trait of this plant is its thorny nutlets.

By December 28, 2013 Read More →
Knotweed Species

Knotweed Species

There are multiple closely related knotweed species present in New York State and the Adirondack PRISM: Japanese knotweed, giant knotweed, and Bohemian knotweed. All species are fast-growing, herbaceous perennial shrubs with jointed, hollow stems. The leaves vary in size between each species, but are generally alternate, leathery, and broadly ovate. A cascade of white flowers bloom in August, and dormant reddish-brown stems are visible in winter.

By October 18, 2013 Read More →