Common Touch-me-not, also known as Jewelweed and Western Touch-me-not (Impatiens Noli-tangere) is an annual forb in the Balsam Family (Balsaminaceae). It’s native to Western North America, blooms Jul-Sep and grows 3-4 ft. It’s abundant near streams in forests and common in wetlands and swamps; tolerates wet to moist soils and full shade to full sun exposure.
Common Touch-me-not is also native to Eurasia and may flower yellow; in Western North America is commonly seen flowering orange. Some might say Western Touch-me-not is a variation or call it Impatiens Occidentalis.
Look-alikes when not in flower include: