Impatiens balsamina

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBalsaminaceae
Family (Traditional)Balsaminaceae
GenusImpatiens
SpeciesImpatiens balsamina L.
Common NameBalsamine, Espuela De Gallo, Garden Balsam, Miramelinda, spotted snapweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;

Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Franklin (KY), Harlan (KY), Jefferson (KY), Madison (KY), Pike (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Campbell (TN), Davidson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Knox (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1981 - 1993

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100312964 Harlan Kentucky 29 Aug 1993 Judith E. Rozeman
681
EKY
Impatiens balsamina
BEREA009750 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Impatiens balsamina
MDKY00007840 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Impatiens balsamina
TENN-V-0144948 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Impatiens balsamina
APSC0096053 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Impatiens balsamina
APSC0104908 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Impatiens balsamina
APSC0096052 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Impatiens balsamina
HTTU013220 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Impatiens balsamina
UCHT032994 Morgan Tennessee
UCHT
Impatiens balsamina
UCHT032993 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Impatiens balsamina
31234100312956 Franklin Kentucky 11 Jun 1981 John MacGregor
FR-468
EKY
Impatiens balsamina
31234100312972 Madison Kentucky 18 Sep 1986 Ronald L. Jones
4689
EKY
Impatiens balsamina
TENN-V-0144949 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Impatiens balsamina
TENN-V-0145073 Franklin Kentucky
TENN
Impatiens balsamina
TENN-V-0144950 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Impatiens balsamina
UCHT019266 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Impatiens balsamina
APSC0115862 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Impatiens balsamina
APSC0090134 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Impatiens balsamina
MTSU016915 Davidson Tennessee 30 Apr 1986 Bill Mastalerz
44
MTSU
Impatiens balsamina
UCHT032992 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Impatiens balsamina
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