Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Spotted Jewelweed at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Spotted Jewelweed, Spotted Touch-me-not, Orange Jewelweed, Orange Touch-me-not
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June Greenville County SC
Leaves ovate, coarsely toothed, soft in color and texture, bruising easily, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.
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August Greenville County SC
Campbell Covered Bridge
The plant has a loose aspect due to its 4" petioles, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.
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August Henderson County NC
Holmes Educational Forest
Stems erect & hollow, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.
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September Jackson County NC
When mature pods are touched, the fruits "explode," hence "touch-me-not", per Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers.
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The 3 sepals form a funnel-shaped sac extending back into a slender spur, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.