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Himalayan Balsam

Observed: 4th July 2009 By: purplerabbitspurplerabbits’s reputation in Plants
Himalayan Balsam

Saturday was invasive species day...

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) interacts


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Himalayan balsam

This is one of those invasive plants that nature reserve wardens hate. It is so invasive it is now illegal to deliberately plant it in the wild.

Graham Banwell

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Yes a friend of mine goes out

Yes a friend of mine goes out volunteering and always ends up trying to remove it, which seems like a losing battle, and one which is destined to take place in high nettles...

Alison Rowan