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Impatiens glandulifera
policeman's-helmet Jewelweeds
Impatiens glandulifera Balsaminaceae
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common names
  policeman's-helmet
  ornamental jewelweed
accepted scientific name
  Impatiens glandulifera Royle
rules for finding collection records
  Impatiens glandulifera (252)
  Impatiens roylei (2)
family name
  Balsaminaceae
Image Author: ©2010 James L. Reveal
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of June thru 1st week of October
Invasive in CT, WA. Noxious weed in OR.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (60)
J. Reveal (27)
Cal Photos (44)
U of Michigan Herbarium (8)
Walter Muma (9)
G.D.Carr (8)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Riparian
Forest
Brush
grid lines base