Origin: Central and East Asia
First finding in Slovenia: 1980
Pathways: ornamental plant
Possible to find: year-round
Flowering season: July-September
Habitat: Ruderal sites, forest edges, riverine forests, mostly in the vicinity of inhabited areas.
Status in Slovenia: Found on several localities in the Submediterranean climate zone in Slovenia. Commonly grown in gardens in order to cover walls.
Similar species: Chinese knotweed, Fallopia multiflora and the native species Black bindweed, Fallopia convolvulus and Copse bindweed F. dumetorum.
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