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Balsaminaceae (Touch-Me-Not Family)

Impatiens biflora

Jewelweed, Spotted (Spotted Touch-Me-Not)

note the reddish base

the stems are translucent and watery

Plant TypeForb
Life CycleAnnual
Leaf TypeSimple
Leaf PatternOpposite
Flower Colororange
ToxicityContains toxic levels of Selenium.
Medicinal UsesThe juice from this plant can neutralize the oil in Poison Ivy if applied shortly after contact.
HabitatLow damp areas.