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Taxon: Impatiens capensis Meerb.

Genus: Impatiens
Family: Balsaminaceae.
Nomen number: 19813
Place of publication: Afb. zeldz. gew. t. 10. 1775
Name verified on: 05-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • jewelweed   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 ) – English
  • lady's-earrings   (Source: F NC Tex ) – English
  • orange balsam   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • orange touch-me-not   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 ) – English
  • snapweed   (Source: F New Brunswick ) – English
  • spotted jewelweed   (Source: F Yukon ) – English
  • spotted touch-me-not   (Source: F Mich ) – English
  • touch-me-not   (Source: F Alberta ) – English
  • orangefarbenes Springkraut   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory [s.w.]
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas [e. & n.], Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota [e.], Oklahoma [e.], South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Finland [s.w.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Germany [w.]; Poland
    Southwestern Europe: France

References:

  • Adamowski, W. 2009. Impatiens balfourii as an emerging invader in Europe. In P. Pyšek & J. Pergl, eds., Biological invasions: towards a synthesis. NeoBiota 8:183–194.
  • Akiyama, S. 2000. A new record of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) in Honshu, Japan. Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 26:61–65.
  • Clifton, R. 2001. Madagscar's Balsams. 47.
  • Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory. [mentions].
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Fuchs, H. P. 1962. Nomenklatorische Erganzungen zu der Arbeit Nicholas Meerburg und die drei von Ihm verfassten botanischen Tafelwerke. Acta Bot. Neerl. 11:69–89.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979–1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hinds, H. R. 2000. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Knebel. I. 1999. Impatiens capensis Meerb. in der Urdenbacher Kampe - erster nachweis dieses springkrautes in NRW? Florist. Rundbr. 32(2):123–125.
  • Krogerus, H. 1977. Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) inford till Lojo-omradet i sydvastra Finland - Impatiens capensis introduced into the Lojo-area in southwestern Finland. Memoranda Soc. Fauna Fl. Fenn. 53:99–102.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer. 1983. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Pawlaczyk, P. & W. Adamowski. 1991. Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) - nowy gatunek we florze Polski [Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) - new species in the flora of Poland]. Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 35:225–232.
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource).
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
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