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Pale Touch-me-not (Impatiens pallida Nutt.)

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Pale Touch-me-not


A yellow-flowering annual native to eastern North America, preferring wet areas.

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Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

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In much of its range, overlaps with Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis), which is more common but also more restricted to wet areas.

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