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 An alien invasion... Madge - Sun, 21 Jul 08:27
An alien invasion... kathrynp - Sun, 21 Jul 12:59

An alien invasion... Date: Sun, 21 Jul 08:27
Author: Custom IconMadge Location: Hertfordshire UK Profile
Himalayan balsam is threatening our indigenous wild flowers:-

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/himalayan-balsam-call-the-marines-itsan-alien-plant-invasion-8723024.html

An alien invasion... Date: Sun, 21 Jul 12:59
Author: Default User Iconkathrynp Location: south cumbria Profile
very pretty but deadly. Saw this years ago (in my walking days!) in Borrowdale on the River Derwent - it was very thick then and unless it has been eradicated from the banks the banksides will be impassible.

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