Jewelweed


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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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Impatiens pallida Nutt.; Yellow jewelweed, pale touch-me-not; Gravel lot and adjacent field; Rare; C = 4; BSUH 18027.
Jewelweed is the story of these families, their histories, and the fragile bonds that connect them together in surprising and often secretive ways.
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.
And there would be black-eyed Susans, and nettles and milkweed and jewelweed and brambles and some avid vine that wilted in sunlight and broke at the slightest touch, leaving tiny whiskers of thorn in the hand that touched it.
* Jewelweed or touch-me-not, which is a succulent broadleaf that can grow to a height of 5 feet (1.5 meters).
The island is rich with hummingbirds, jewelweed and wild strawberries.
This study (2004) Food Item % % Frequency Volume of occurrence Soybeans 56.84 47.67 Corn 34.14 40.67 Acorns 1.40 5.74 Sorghum 1.22 3.83 Leaves 1.07 40.67 Japanese 0.80 6.70 honeysuckle Slugs 0.69 14.83 Ragweed 0.69 8.13 Switchgrass 0.61 3.35 Grass seeds 0.41 4.31 Smooth crabgrass 0.34 3.35 Poison ivy 0.29 1.91 Small wild bean 0.17 2.39 Grasshoppers 0.17 1.44 Dayflower 0.16 5.26 Larimer (1960) Food Item % % Frequency Volume of occurrence Corn 27.79 28.85 Soybeans 22.43 22.08 Lespedezas 8.66 42.23 Acorns 7.19 9.55 Wheat 5.45 4.54 Ragweed 4.58 26.40 White sassafras 3.80 5.23 Desmodium 2.94 12.11 Slugs 2.81 6.84 Jewelweed 1.82 8.66 Bidens 1.38 18.98 Cowpea 1.36 1.73 Grasshoppers 1.32 4.54 Small wild bean 1.00 12.53 Yellow foxtail 0.86 9.12 Table 3.
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.