Pale Jewelweed

Impatiens capensis, the common jewelweed or touch-me-not, is an annual plant native to North America. It is common in bottomland soils, ditches, and along creeks, often growing side-by-side with its less common relative, Impatiens pallida.
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Pale Jewelweed

1. On Wed 28 Apr 2010 05:47:49 PM CDT, Tawny Fry wrote:

This plant is great for combatting the itching and swelling associated with poison ivy, oak or sumac. Just rub the flowers and leaves crushing slightly over the areas of your body that have come in contact with the above mentioned plants.
I learned this trick after camping alongside the Parkway.

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