TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Impatiens capensisMeerb.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Spotted Touch-Me-Not

Balsaminaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Open moist or wet situations ; more abundant than the preceding. July-Aug. Newf. to Sask., southw. to Fla. and Nebr. More tolerant of acid soils, and more frequent on the Coastal Plain, than the preceding species. Plants with salmon-pink corolla and deeper spots are occasional (forma Peasei A. H. Moore, Rhodora 19: 116. 1917).


BH SPECIMENS FOR Impatiens capensis (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, Spencer Lake, 9 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 13254);
 Etna, Lower Creek Road west of town, in a roadside ditch, wet soil, filtered sun, 11 Sep 1983, Bolton 38 (BH 13256);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, bur oak grove, 24 Jul 2002, Dilger WCD1811 (BH );
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Fivewellsania, east of Log House, 9 Sep 1981, Dilger WCD1006 (BH );
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Fivewellsania, east of Log House, 9 Sep 1981, Dilger WCD994 (BH );
 Dryden, Cornell University's LLoyd-Cornell Preserve at Ringwood, northwest side of Ringwood Road, 0-0.75 mile southwest of its junction with Mineah Road, Flowers bright orange, 22 Sep 2005, Dirig & Cope 7688 (BH 13252);
 Ithaca, 1 mile east of Forest Home, edge of brook, annual to 3.5 feet high, perianth orange yellow, tubes flecked and dotted vermillion-red within, lobes suffused vermillion-red, 6 Sep 1947, Dress 91 (BH 13226);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, 12 Aug 1875, Dudley (BH 13250);
 Ithaca, 23 Aug 1875, Dudley (BH 13253);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, 23 Sep 1872, Dudley (BH 13248);
 Ithaca, along Glenwood Road, damp thickets, 4 Aug 1915, Eames & MacDaniels 4528 (BH 13247);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations, rocky and wet soil, in moss, within 0.5 m of water, Herb ca 0.75 m tall. Flowers orange with heavy, dark orange speckling on lower lobes. Fruit pale green with dark stripes, 5 Sep 1983, Haas 4 (BH 13257);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, east end of Beebe Lake, Orange flowers with dark speckling, 5 Sep 1983, Kearney 7 (BH 13258);
 Ithaca, Renwick Flats, 18 Aug 1920, Muenscher & Bechtel 586 (BH 13255);
 Ithaca, southwest corner of Cayuga Lake, shore, 25 Jul 1913, Palmer 783 (BH 13246);
 Groton, east of village, woods, flowers pale and scarcely expanded on account of shade, 23 Jun 1991, Rhodes (BH 13229);
 Town of Ithaca, Beebe Lake, near the edge of water, wet soil, with Cuscuta gronovii, 17 Jul 2014, Robles-Crus & Wesley 24 (BH 91043);
 Ithaca, 7 Aug 1876, Rowlee (BH 13228);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, upper end of Beebe Lake, gravel, 18 Aug 1914, Thomas 2800 (BH 13251);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, above second Forest Home bridge, 10 Aug 1914, Wiegand 2801 (BH 13249);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, Beebe Lake, wetlands, flowers orange with dark orange flecks, 30 Sep 1992, Wilfer (BH 13227);

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