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Impatiens capensis
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Impatiens capensis

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Impatiens capensis
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Impatiens capensis
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Impatiens capensis

Impatiens capensis
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Impatiens capensis
Impatiens capensis, Spotted Jewelweed
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Impatiens capensis, Spotted Jewelweed

Impatiens capensis
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Impatiens capensis
Impatiens capensis
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Impatiens capensis

Impatiens glandulifera
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Impatiens glandulifera
Impatiens pallida
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Impatiens pallida

Impatiens capensis, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
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Impatiens capensis, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
Impatiens capensis, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Impatiens capensis, inflorescence - frontal view of flower

Impatiens capensis, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Impatiens capensis, whole plant - in flower - general view
Impatiens capensis, whole plant - juvenile
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Impatiens capensis, whole plant - juvenile

Impatiens capensis, whole plant - juvenile
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Impatiens capensis, whole plant - juvenile
Impatiens capensis, leaf - on upper stem
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Impatiens capensis, leaf - on upper stem

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Macrosiphum ( @ AMNH_PBI (7); NCSU (22)
Apidae  Bombus impatiens @ I_JSA (2)

Bombus perplexus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus trifasciatus @ I_JSA (7)

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Impatiens L.
touch-me-not

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General Information
Symbol: IMPAT
Group: Dicot
Family: Balsaminaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   I,N
HI   I
L48   I,N
PB   I
PR   I
SPM   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Geraniales
Family Balsaminaceae – Touch-me-not family
Genus Impatiens L. – touch-me-not

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 11 species of Impatiens . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Impatiens aurella</i>
Rydb.
Impatiens aurella
paleyellow touch-me-not Distribution of <i>
Impatiens balfourii</i>
Hook. f.
Impatiens balfourii
Balfour's touch-me-not Distribution of <i>
Impatiens balsamina</i>
L.
Impatiens balsamina
spotted snapweed Distribution of <i>
Impatiens capensis</i>
Meerb.
Impatiens capensis
jewelweed Distribution of <i>
Impatiens ecornuta</i>
Gerry Moore, Zika & Rushworth
Impatiens ecornuta
spurless touch-me-not Distribution of <i>
Impatiens glandulifera</i>
Royle
Impatiens glandulifera
ornamental jewelweed Distribution of <i>
Impatiens noli-tangere</i>
L.
Impatiens noli-tangere
western touch-me-not Distribution of <i>
Impatiens pallida</i>
Nutt.
Impatiens pallida
pale touch-me-not Distribution of <i>
Impatiens parviflora</i>
DC.
Impatiens parviflora
smallflower touchmenot Distribution of <i>
Impatiens sodenii</i>
Engl. & Warb. ex Engl.
Impatiens sodenii
Oliver's touch-me-not Distribution of <i>
Impatiens walleriana</i>
Hook. f.
Impatiens walleriana
buzzy lizzy

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Wildlife

Food

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Cover

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Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Number of matches : 4
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Impatiens sp.%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Impatiens sp.
Impatiens sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0107 0955 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Impatiens sp.
Impatiens sp.
Impatiens
ID: 0177 3303 2106 0015 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2008 California Academy of Sciences

Impatiens sp.
Impatiens sp.
Impatiens
ID: 0177 3303 2106 0016 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2008 California Academy of Sciences

Impatiens sp.
Impatiens sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0813 2008 [detail]
© 2013 Zoya Akulova

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