Monday, August 13, 2012

Himalayan Balsam

Yet another plant that is invading the waterways.
 This one escaped from gardens.
The seed pods burst, and fling their seeds huge distances.
 Then they just float downstream...


EG CameraGirl said...

Yes, I fear I am seeing Himalayan balsam more and more!

Bubbling Arroyo said...

I like those delicate petals very much.

Jenn Jilks said...

I know. Terrible invasive species we have.
Cheers from Cottage Country!

Shirley said...

The flower is pretty but they are very prolific and invasive. A neighbour has some in her garden and they have spread to neighbour's yards are more numerous in her own this year.

Stewart M said...

Hi there - these are nice looking plants - its a shame that they are so invasive. We use to have the same problem with this plant in the UK.

Cheers - Stewart M - Australia

Darlene said...

I love your photos, you should compile a book, lovely

Hilda R.B said...

Beautiful flowers. Great photos.
From Hilda

Leovi said...

Yes, very nice pictures, excellent framing and beautiful colors, I love those flowers. Greetings.


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