Kudzu

Maria Posada

Fact #1

In America, kudzu gets its name from a mistake it is a misspelling of the Japanese word for the plant, kuzu

Fact #2

The vine covers a quarter million acres in Alabama and 7 million acres across the southeast U.S.

Fact #3

kudzu grows up to 1 foot per day and is known as "The vine that Ate the south".

Fact #4

in 1997 congress voted to add Kudzu to the federal list of noxious weeds.

Fact #5

kudzu has been used by the traditional herbal medicine to cure some diseases such as headaches, mirgraine, thirst, allergies and a couple more.