PRESS RELEASE: New invasive plant, Japanese Chaff Flower, recently discovered in Knox County

VINCENNES, Ind.— Japanese Chaff Flower, a perennial invasive weed in the Amaranth family, has invaded some private land near Decker Chapel in southern Knox County. Before now, the Japanese Chaff Flower (or JCF) was localized around the Ohio River Floodplain, with the closest known population in Gibson County. JCF (Achyranthes japonica) can grow up to around 9 ft. tall and […]