The Jewelweed Plant Is a Jewel of a Weed

The jewelweed plant can provide a mouthwatering wild food delicacy for your dinner fare and add a welcome remedy to your medicine cabinet!



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A jewelweed plant seed pod. When disturbed, the plant will catapult the contents of the pod.
PHOTO: WILLIAM H. BEATTY
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Tiny jewelweed seeds can add flavor to many recipes.
WILLIAM H. BEATTY
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Jewelweed leaves are unwettable, so droplets of water will bead up and give the plant a jewel-like appearance.
WILLIAM H. BEATTY

















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