Plant Identification Database:
Balsaminaceae (Touch-me-not)
Order: Geraniales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Balsaminaceae: LV: simple, exstipulate; FL: irregular, 5 petals 2 united, sepal spur, resupinate, o. nodding, bisexual, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule; ST: herb, u. glabrous, translucent, o. swollen nodes; EC: u. tropical
simple, exstipulate irregular, P: 5 petals 2 united, S: spur resupinate, o. nodding bisexual, S: 5; O: superior u. capsule herb u. glabrous, translucent, o. swollen nodes u. tropical Balsaminaceae: LV: simple, exstipulate; FL: irregular, 5 petals 2 united, sepal spur, resupinate, o. nodding, bisexual, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule; ST: herb, u. glabrous, translucent, o. swollen nodes; EC: u. tropical
Spotted touch-me-not Impatiens capensis Impatiens Sinuate Irregular Red/Pink/Orange Herbaceous Spotted touch-me-not Impatiens capensis Spotted jewelweed
Pale touch-me-not Impatiens pallida Impatiens Sinuate Irregular Yellow Herbaceous Pale touch-me-not Impatiens pallida Pale jewelweed
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION