PaperMaking from Plants:
KUDZU Paper



An invasive species that has overtaken the southern states of the U.S., kudzu was brought here, as was Japanese knotweed. Both make paper, though I find knotweed's dark brown and softer hand more pleasing than the tan/light brown and rough fibered kudzu.

Subkingdom Tracheobionta -- Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta -- Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta -- Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida -- Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae -- Pea family
Genus Pueraria DC. -- kudzu P L.







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