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Taxon: Impatiens glandulifera Royle

Genus: Impatiens
Family: Balsaminaceae.
Nomen number: 19826
Place of publication: Ill. bot. Himal. Mts. 2(2): t. 28, fig. 2. 1834; 1(5):151. 1835
Name verified on: 27-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CT*, ID*, OR*, WA*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Himalayan balsam   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Indian balsam   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • ornamental jewelweed   (Source: PLANTS ) – English
  • policeman's-helmet   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • balsamie de l'Himmalaya   (Source: F New Brunswick ) – French
  • drüsiges Springkraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • indisches Springkraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • jättebalsamin   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed   (fide NPB State Noxweed/WA)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Mizoram, Uttar Pradesh; Nepal; Pakistan [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Morelos
    Canada
    United States

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Images:

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?19826 (01 September 2014)

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