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Mimosa microphylla
littleleaf sensitive-briar Pea Family
Mimosa microphylla Fabaceae
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common names
  littleleaf sensitive-briar
  sensitive brier
accepted scientific name
  Mimosa microphylla Dryand.
rules for finding collection records
  Mimosa microphylla (493)
  Mimosa quadrivalvis angustata (106)
  Schrankia microphylla (264)
  Schrankia uncinata (98)
family name
  Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of April thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
USDA PLANTS profile
Lady Bird Johnson
base map where plant found
mag select

Forest
Disturbed
Sand
grid lines base