Impatiens Capensis, or more commonly know as Jewelweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Impatiens. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 4.9 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is summer, blooms during indeterminate and is tolerant of shade. Impatiens Capensis or Jewelweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.
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