Origin: Southern Asia (Himalaja)
First finding in Slovenia: 1935
Pathways: ornamental plant, also planted for honeybees
Possible to find: April – November
Flowering season: July – October
Habitat: Along rivers and streams, on shadowy site along forest edges in moist forests and on floodplains.
Status in Slovenia: Common and widespread in lowland and hilly parts of Slovenia, most abundant in the eastern and central parts of the country.
Similar species: Balfour’s touch-me-not (Impatiens balfourii), and Garden Jewelweed (Impatiens balsamina).
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