Missouri Wildflower Guide


The jewel-weeds, whose pods bombard
     The hush with fairy batteries
Of seeds, grow dense here; pattering hard
     Their sacs explode, persuade the eyes
To search the heaven for show 'rs:--One seems
     To walk where old Enchantment plies
Her shuttle of lost days and dreams.

 

From "Late October Woods" by Madison Cawein

 

Pale Touch-Me-Not

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  • Bloom Time

    May-Jun

     

  • Habit

    Herbaceous

     

  • Height

    To 5 feet

     

  • Longevity

    Annual

     

  • Moisture

    Wet

     

  • Flower Size

    1½ inch

     

  • Leaf Size

    To 3½ inches

     

  • Leaf Arrangement

    Alternate

     

  • Leaf Surface

    Smooth, bluish-green