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PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Impatiens glandulifera   FAMILY Balsaminaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ornamental Jewelweed, Himalayan Balsam, Indian Balsam


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PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Impatiens glandulifera   FAMILY Balsaminaceae

 

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4194

Forb
Annual

Non-native

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorled or opposite
Petioles 30-35mm long
Margins serrate

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink-red or red-purple
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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