The Jewel in the Ground

Peach plum

Peach plum

If it’s possible for a plant to be both a weed and a jewel, then this striking flame of a flower is aptly named: Orange jewelweed (Impatiens capensis).

While it’s also known as Spotted Touch-Me-Not, I think ‘jewelweed’ better captures its lovely essence.

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3 Responses to The Jewel in the Ground

  1. anthonyvenable110 says:

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  2. I have heard it is a good antidote to poison ivy rash! Pretty little flower!

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