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Yellow Jewelweed Seeds Seeds of the yellow jewelweed plant. Geotagged,Impatiens pallida,Pale jewelweed,Summer,United States,Yellow Jewelweed,Yellow Jewelweed seeds,seeds Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Here's a link showing the action of the seeds ejecting:
    Posted one year ago, modified one year ago
    1. So cool! I believe some orchids propel missiles this way. Posted one year ago
      1. Awesome. This is how I keep my kids busy on hikes in the summer while I take pictures! They love to eject the seeds...over and over again! Posted one year ago
        1. Big kid myself here, I'd totally do that too. Posted one year ago
          1. It is quite entertaining ;P Posted one year ago

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''Impatiens pallida'' is a flowering plant native to Canada and the United States. It grows in moist to wet soils, generally alongside the closely related ''Impatiens capensis'', producing flowers from midsummer through fall. Along with other species of jewelweed or "touch-me-not", it is a traditional remedy for skin rashes, although controlled studies have not shown efficacy for this purpose.

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 9, 2018. Captured Aug 28, 2017 11:27 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm