Taxon  Report   4320    
Impatiens balfourii  Hook. f.
Balfour's touch me not
Impatiens balfourii
© 2006 James B. Gratiot
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Impatiens balfourii
© 2006 James B. Gratiot
Impatiens balfourii
© 2006 James B. Gratiot
Impatiens balfourii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Impatiens balfourii
© 2006 Peter Zika
Genus: Impatiens
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Impatiens balfouri
More information about  Impatiens balfourii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).