Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Balsaminaceae, Touch-me-not family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Jewelweed, Pale Touch-me-not, Yellow Jewelweed, Yellow Touch-me-not
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Impatiens pallida   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Impatiens pallida   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Impatiens pallida 118-01-001   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, streambanks, seepages, moist forests, bogs, roadsides

Common in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spotted Jewelweed, Spotted Touch-me-not, Orange Jewelweed, Orange Touch-me-not
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Impatiens capensis   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Impatiens capensis   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Impatiens capensis 118-01-002   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, bottomlands, cove forests, streambanks, bogs

Common (rare in Coastal Plain of GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Ornamental Jewelweed, Himalayan Balsam, Indian Balsam
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae
PLANTS National Database: Impatiens glandulifera   FAMILY: Balsaminaceae

 

Non-native

 


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