Jewelweed or Spotted Touch-Me-Not
Impatiens capensis /Touch-Me-Not Family
These plants grow in damp environments. The name "Touch-Me-Not" comes from the way the ripe seed pods pop when touched. I found this flower blooming in Oak Ridge in early August.
Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP, Big South Fork NRRA, Frozen Head SP, Cove Lake SP, Norris Dam SP, Haw Ridge Greenways, Oak Ridge