Connecticut Plants
Pale Touch-me-not (Pale Jewelweed)
Impatiens pallida Nutt.

This is one of two native species of touch-me-not. The other species, jewelweed, has orange flowers.

  • Family: balsam (Balsaminaceae)
  • Habitat: wet woods and meadows, often in limestone sites
  • Height: 3-6 feet
  • Flower size: 1-1/2 inches long
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: July to October
  • Origin: native
Impatiens pallida Nutt.
Impatiens pallida Nutt.