Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Ornamental Jewelweed, Himalayan Balsam, Indian Balsam
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This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Whorled or opposite
Petioles 30-35mm long
Pink-red or red-purple
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