Impatiens pallida Nutt.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Impatiens pallida Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 1 [Impatiens capensis Meerb.], avg larger; fls 2.5–4 cm, commonly pale yellow, ± dotted with reddish-brown, seldom ochroleucous or white; saccate sep obtuse, nearly or quite as wide as long, the short (4–6 mm) spur abruptly deflexed at about right angles; 2n=20. Wet woods and meadows; Que. and N.S. to Sask., s. to N.C., Tenn., and Okla., mostly less abundant than no. 1, and often in shadier places. June–Sept.

  • Common Names

    yellow touch-me-not, jewel-weed