jewelweed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jewelweed North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jewelweed (Bot) See Impatiens.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jewelweed The American Impatiens, the balsam or touch-me-not, I. fulva (see cut under balsam) or I. pallida. See balsam and Impatiens.
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Usage

In literature:

Great masses of orange Jewelweed on one side were variegated with some wonderful Cardinal flowers.
"Two Little Savages" by Ernest Thompson Seton
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In news:

The July 24 Wild Guess featured a pale jewelweed plant.
Jewelweed is considered a herb that has medicinal properties.
Workers will focus on invasive jewelweed at the property's wetlands, according to organizers.
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