jewelweed

[joo-uhl-weed]
noun
any of several plants of the genus Impatiens, especially I. capensis, having orange-yellow flowers spotted with reddish brown, or I. pallida, having yellow flowers sometimes spotted with brownish red.
Compare touch-me-not.


Origin:
1810–20, Americanism; jewel + weed1

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jewelweed

noun
North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil 
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Look for interesting fall mushrooms and wildflowers including jewelweed and asters along the way.
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