Jewelweed

Impatiens capensis

Description:
Jewelweed
Facts:

This plant was introduced as a garden plant that soon escaped into the wild it prefers damp areas alongside watercourses in the Southern half of the UK. It is slowly increasing its range.

Introduced:

1822
Origin:
North America
Location:
Locally frequent along canals & rivers in South of the UK
Status:
Increasing
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