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sensitive plant
Mimosa pudica
Mimosa pudica
sensitive plant Pea Family
Mimosa pudica Fabaceae
common names
  sensitive plant
accepted scientific name
  Mimosa pudica L.
rules for finding collection records
  Mimosa pudica (433)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Lalithamba
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year
Non-Native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (60%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Mimosa pudica   L.   (TSN: 26790, Index: 432)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names