Definition of Jewelweed

1. Noun. North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil.


Definition of Jewelweed

1. n. See Impatiens.

Definition of Jewelweed

1. Noun. (American English) Impatiens. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jewelweed

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Jewelweed

1. See Impatiens. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jewelweed

jewellery
jewellery armoire
jewellery armoires
jewelless
jewellike
jewelling
jewelries
jewelry
jewelry dealer
jewelry maker
jewelry store
jewelrylike
jewels-of-opar
jewelsmith
jewelweed (current term)
jewelweeds
jewess
jewfish
jewfishes
jewie
jewies
jewing
jewlery
jews
jews' harp
jewstone
jewstones
jezail
jezails

Literary usage of Jewelweed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"THE jewelweed, OR TOUCH-ME-NOT Teacher's Story "Cup bearer to the summer, ... If the flowers of the jewelweed have been likened to ladies' earrings, ..."

2. A Few Familiar Flowers: How to Love Them at Home Or in School by Margaret Warner Morley (1897)
"A cultivated plant belonging to the same species, and very similar to the jewelweed, is the garden balsam, in some places called " lady's slipper," in ..."

3. Flowers and Their Friends by Margaret Warner Morley (1897)
"jewelweed STORIES. A DAINTY CAVE. TOUCH-ME-NOT has a dainty cave Spotted with red and poised in the air. Touch-me-not is a pretty knave With ruby spots and ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Herb (nonofficial). Impatiens biflora Walt. jewelweed family ... jewelweed; spotted touch-me-not; ..."

5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"jewelweed; Touch-me-not Herbaceous annual Moist meadows, swamps and stream banks. Impatiens biflora Walt. PGB Impatiens pallida Nurt. Pale jewelweed ..."

6. Child Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1899)
"When the leaves were hung with dew it deserved its title of jewelweed, and when they were immersed in ..."

7. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"(I. pallida, Nutt.). Quebec to Oregon, south to Georgia and Kansas. Pale jewelweed, Pale Touch-me-not, Yellow or Golden jewelweed, Wild Celandine, ..."

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