Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


746

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain of GA)

Look for it in moist forests, bottomlands, cove forests, streambanks, bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Orange
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

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 (1968) 118-01-002:
Impatiens capensis   FAMILY Balsaminaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Impatiens biflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Spotted Jewelweed, Spotted Touch-me-not, Orange Jewelweed, Orange Touch-me-not