Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Jewelweed

Impatiens capensis

Description:

Orange flowers that resemble a thanksgiving cornucopia basket, 3 petals often featuring additional red spots located on the bottom 2 petals, grows near river banks and bodies of slow moving fresh water. Natural rash reliever. Produces sap that neutralizes urushiol.

Habitat:

River banks.

Notes:

Natural anticeptic. Reliever of common poison ivy.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Spotted Jewelweed
Impatiens capensis Impatiens capensis


Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

MatthewPratt
Spotted by
MatthewPratt

Rochester, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 9, 2012

Reference

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team