Jewel of the Mountain


Impatiens capensis a.k.a. Jewel Weed

“closely related to the carnivorous plant[s]”
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5 Responses to Jewel of the Mountain

  1. Prairie_Fire says:

    …aka, ‘Touch-me-not”. Really. Touch the seed pods and see what happens.

  2. Pam R. says:

    They say if there’s jewelweed, there’s poison ivy nearby. I’ve almost always found it to be true. We’ve got lots of both here. :((

    Jewelweed can be used with other plants as an antidote to poison ivy. I’ve made tinctures that worked on milder cases.

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