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Orange Jewelweed

Impatiens capensis

Description:

This plant grew about four feet tall and had a five foot radius.

Habitat:

Right beside a road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Notes:

These plants usually live near poison ivy and they can prevent the it from harming you if you rub the jewel weed on the spot the poison ivy touched.

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Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.61, Long: -83.49

Spotted on Aug 14, 2017
Submitted on Aug 17, 2017

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