Origin: Southern Asia
First finding in Slovenia: 2000
Pathways: ornamental plant, seeds are secondary spread by birds
Possible to find: Year-round
Flowering season: May-August
Habitat: Parks, gardens and forests
Status in Slovenia: In Slovenia, there are for now fewer data compared to American pokeweed. Findings are spread throughout Slovenia.
Similar species: American pokeweed, P. americana and the native Belladonna, Atropa belladona.