Impatiens ecornuta

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Impatiens ecornuta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Balsaminaceae
Genus: Impatiens
Species: I. ecornuta
Binomial name
Impatiens ecornuta
Moore, Zika & Rushworth

Impatiens ecalcarata

Impatiens ecornuta, the spurless touch-me-not or western touch-me-not, is an annual flowering plant native to the northwestern United States and British Columbia in Canada.[1][2]

The name of the species was changed in 2012 as Impatiens ecalcarata was found to be nomen illegitimum.[3]


  1. ^ Impatiens ecalcarata. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).
  2. ^ Impatiens ecornuta. USDA PLANTS.
  3. ^ Moore, G., P. F. Zika, and C. A. Rushworth. (2012). Impatiens ecornuta, a new name for Impatiens ecalcarata (Balsaminaceae), a jewelweed from the United States and Canada. Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 22(1) 60-1.