sparrowlegs's picture

Pink bell flower front

Observed: 27th September 2013 By: sparrowlegs
pink bell flower front
pink bell flower side
pink bell flower stem

Tall (2m plus)plant growing extensively along river bank.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) interacts


marksteer's picture

Agree very invasive Schedule

Agree very invasive Schedule 9 plant but is annual and if pulled regularly over 2-3 years before seeds set then it can be controlled

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

Amadan's picture

"Before seeds set"

That is exactly the problem - people tend not to notice it until there is an established seed-bank.