kudzu USDA PLANTS Symbol: PUMO
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Vine
Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida
Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Fabales: Fabaceae
Native Range: China & Japan (REHD);

U.S. State(s) where reported invasive:

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina)
Booker T Washington National Monument (Virginia)
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Maryland, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia)
Colonial National Historical Park (Virginia)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina & Tennessee)
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia)
Kings Mountain National Military Park (South Carolina)
National Capital Parks East (Washington, D.C.)
Rock Creek National Park (Washington, D.C.)
Shenandoah National Park (Virginia)
Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota)
Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi)