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An annual plant, the crushed leaves and stem juice of which is used topically for bites, eczema, and poison ivy
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Yellow jewelweed, pale touch-me-not; Gravel lot and adjacent field; Rare; C = 4; BSUH 18027.
Jewelweed is an ode to "ditch beauty" -- the small, fragile bursts of bright hope that unfurl even in the unlikeliest of places.
impatiens Any of various plants of the genus Impatiens, which includes the jewelweed.
Yellow jewelweed individuals are often found growing in close proximity to related individuals and are known to respond strongly to aboveground competition, making this species a likely candidate for kin recognition.
Commonly known as both spotted touch-me-not or jewelweed, this native wildflower is found in moist woods from Georgia to New Brunswick.
Apple trees hanging heavy with fruit but yet unaccountably blossoming, ice rimming the spring, okra plants blooming on the hillsides, ditch banks full of orange jewelweed, white blossoms on dogwood, purple on redbud.
Down by the creek, the prim patch of daffodils is now a jungle of jewelweed, muscadine, loosestrife, and the towering stalks of some dark ferocity even Adam and Eve never were able to name.
It is 95 percent aloe, combined with jewelweed extract and yucca glauca root extract.
Then there's jewelweed, also known as touch-me-not because its ripe capsules explode to the touch with a shower of seeds.
Thinning reduces the effect of rust infection on jewelweed (Impatiens capensis).
Impatiens capensis, or jewelweed, is studied here because its life-history characteristics ameliorate both of these difficulties.