Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


747

Forb
Annual

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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

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

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

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

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 (1968) 118-01-001:
Impatiens pallida   FAMILY Balsaminaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Jewelweed, Pale Touch-me-not, Yellow Jewelweed, Yellow Touch-me-not