Medicinal: Jewelweed [Impatiens capensis]


7 Jewelweed sprouts Jewelweed sprouts. Medicinal, not edible.
Source: Crestwood Riverside, Westchester, Apr 14, 2001

8 Jewelweed sprout with water showing that it beads even when young Jewelweed sprout with water showing that it beads even when young.
Source: Crestwood Riverside, Westchester, Apr 14, 2001

14 Jewelweed Jewelweed. Not much here.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005

1 Jewel weed Jewel weed. Good for rubbing on poison ivy and mosquito bites. Root, leaves, stems.
Source: Alley Pond Park (Woods), Queens, May 14, 2000

20 Jewelweed Jewelweed.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011

15 Jewelweed Jewelweed. Cattails in the background
Source: Central Park, May 30, 2005

16 Jewelweed closeup Jewelweed closeup. See the water bead into jewels.
Source: Central Park, May 30, 2005

17 Jewelweed Jewelweed.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006

18 Jewelweed Jewelweed.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006

19 Jewelweed patch Jewelweed patch.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006

9 Jewelweed patch Jewelweed patch.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2001

10 Jewelweed close up Jewelweed close up. See the jewels sparkle?
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2001

21 Jewelweed Jewelweed. Shallow roots need moist soil.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011

22 Jewelweed with flower Jewelweed with flower.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011

23 Jewelweed showing that water beeds up little little jewels Jewelweed showing that water beeds up little little jewels.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011

24 Jewelweed seed pod Jewelweed seed pod. Seeds will pop out if you touch the pop. Seeds taste like walnuts.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011

11 Jewelweed Jewelweed.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 08, 2001

2 Jewel weed Jewel weed. Water sticks on it like little diamonds. Rub on mosquito bites and they’ll be gone in 15 minutes. Also for poison avy. If rubbed on before rash you won’t get rash.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 09, 2000

25 Wildman holding up stalk of jewelweed Wildman holding up stalk of jewelweed.
Source: Inwood Park, Manhattan, Jul 17, 2011

26 Jewelweed Jewelweed.
Source: Inwood Park, Manhattan, Jul 17, 2011

27 Jewelweed flower Jewelweed flower.
Source: Inwood Park, Manhattan, Jul 17, 2011

12 Jewelweed Jewelweed.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 29, 2001

13 Jewelweed flower Jewelweed flower.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 29, 2001

3 Jewelweed Jewelweed
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Sep 02, 2000

4 Jewelweed flowers Jewelweed flowers
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Sep 02, 2000

5 Jewelweed seed pods Jewelweed seed pods.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Sep 02, 2000

6 Jewelweed seeds Jewelweed seeds. Can eat seeds, but not flowers.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Sep 02, 2000



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