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Spotted Balsam wildflower

Impatiens maculata Wight

Description:

Listed as rare but locally abundant wild Balsam.

Habitat:

Marshy clearings in plantation estates, and fringe of rainforest. The humus where these grow in is infested with leeches - first hand knowledge!!!

Notes:

Found in abundance in the Anamalai hills and contiguous High Ranges of the Western Ghats in India.

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1 Comment

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

nice spotting !!! Please consider adding this spotting to the 'Tamil Nadu Biodiversity' mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8050...

indianature
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indianature

Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Dec 15, 2011
Submitted on Jun 27, 2012

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