Impatiens glandulifera Royle in Edwards 1833 (Family Balsaminaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 100-200cm
Rarely Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - October (Earliest: 28.7)
Origin: Himalayas

Biotopes:
Around Buildings

Stream Banks
Seed Dispersal: Projection
Herbivores:
Deilephila elpenor

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana
Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Himalayan Balsam


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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