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Pale touch-me-not (Impatiens pallida)

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Pale touch-me-not
Scientific Plant Name Impatiens pallida
Other Common Names Pale jewelweed
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Balsam
Scientific Family Name Balsaminaceae


Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Herb broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant; wildflowers and forbs
Life Span Annual herbaceous; lives only one year
Maximum Height 5.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 2.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color Yellow, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season July - August typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Shade
Soil Moisture Wet to Moist


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