Definition of Orange balsam
1. Noun. North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Impatiens
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Literary usage of Orange balsam
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1. J. M. Nickell's Botanical Ready Reference (1880)
"Spring Orange. Balsam, aro. exp. pec. vul. 2242 STYRAX BENZOIN. Benzoin Tree. Benzoin Laurel. Benjamin Tree. Gum Benzoin, acr. irr. sti. pec. err. ..."
2. Surrey: With Special Articles on the Bird Life, Flowers, Entomology, Geology by Walter Jerrold (1901)
"The orange balsam (Impatient fulva), an introduced plant, is thoroughly naturalised throughout the lower part of the Tillingbourne valley. ..."