All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Jewelweed or Spotted Touch-Me-Not</strong>
<em>Impatiens capensis</em> /Touch-Me-Not Family
<span style="color: blue;">Aquatic</span> 
These plants grow in damp environments. The name "Touch-Me-Not" comes from the way the ripe seed  pods pop...
Jewelweed or Spotted Touch-Me-Not
Impatiens capensis /Touch-Me-Not Family
Aquatic
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.
Annual
Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP, Big South Fork NRRA, Frozen Head SP, Cove Lake SP, Norris Dam SP, Haw Ridge Greenways, Oak Ridge

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