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Rudbeckia laciniata

Basic information
Scientific name Rudbeckia laciniata

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Common names Golde Glow
Higher taxon Asteraceae, Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range North America.
Habitat Road side, waste land, vacancy, crop field, swamp, river side, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Almost entire Japan. All the Prefectures of Honshu Island except Nara and Osaka; Hokkaido, Ehime, Kochi, Oita, Miyazaki, and Okinawa Prefs. Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date Introduced to Japan in late 19 C. The first record in the field was in 1955.
Route Deliberate: Ornamental plant
Impact Actually: Competition with native plants.
Affected organism: Native grass and shrub. Spiraea salicifolia, Salix integra, Salix udensis, Malus toringo, etc. in Senjogahara, Nikko, Tochigi Pref.
Regulation in Japan Import, transport and keeping are prohibited in Japan by the Invasive Alien Species Act.
Introduced range in other countries China, etc.
Reference Notes
  • DECO (ed) (2006) Dictionary of Alien Species. Tokyo-Shoseki. (in Jpn)
  • Hotta et al. (1989) Useful Plants of the World. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • JWRC (ed) (2008) A Photographic Guide to the Invasive Alien Species in Japan. Heibonsha. (in Jpn)
  • Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The Invasive Alien Species Act (Accessed on 2011-2-15) (in Jpn)
  • Satake et al. (1981) Wild Flowers of Japan, Herbaceous Plants [III]. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • etc.