Can any1 identify this wildflower?

Vertigo6911(Holland USDA 8a)September 27, 2005

these are growing heavily shaded by trees here in holland (USDA: 8a) and are flowering right now.

the pods burst when agitated, spreading the seeds over a few yards in all directions, the pod itself also come off cleanly.

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huachuma

Vertigo,

Could it be one of the "Touch Me Nots"...

Mike

Here is a link that might be useful: Imageofholland

    Bookmark   September 27, 2005 at 5:17PM
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vbain

one of the balsams, in the inmpatiens family. It will seed A LOT so keep an eye on it!

    Bookmark   September 29, 2005 at 8:28PM
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Vertigo6911(Holland USDA 8a)

yeah, i also posted in another forum, and they also said it was impatiens...
there very close to my house so im gonna see if i can harvest some seeds every few days or so...

    Bookmark   September 30, 2005 at 2:21AM
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vbain

You can just throw them Trust me, they'll be fine!

    Bookmark   October 2, 2005 at 7:48PM
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Vertigo6911(Holland USDA 8a)

lol im sure they will, but i thought id trade for some other colors or something...

    Bookmark   October 2, 2005 at 9:41PM
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wardw(z6 NJ)

That looks like impatiens balfourii, it just showed up in my garden this summer. It's kind of pretty and I've let it go to seed. Something tells me I'm going to regret this one, it looks very invasive. It is from asia.

    Bookmark   October 6, 2005 at 10:18AM
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Vertigo6911(Holland USDA 8a)

well i found their easy to weed out if u need to.
i accidentaly pulled an entire plant out of the ground wilst trying to see if the pod would burst :S

the root system is very small compared to the plant itself...

    Bookmark   October 6, 2005 at 10:49AM
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