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Mimosa pigra
black mimosa Pea Family
Mimosa pigra Fabaceae
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common names
  black mimosa
  amourette
  bashful plant
  catclaw mimosa
  dormilona
  giant mimosa
  thorny sensitive plant
accepted scientific name
  Mimosa pigra L.
rules for finding collection records
  Mimosa pellita (7)
  Mimosa pigra (166)
family name
  Fabaceae
Image Author: USDA APHIS PPQ - Oxford, North Carolina,Bugwood.org
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year
Invasive in AL, CA, FL, MA, MN, NC, OR, SC, VT, US

How Likely at this Location (11%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
UF Aquatic & Invasive (2)
USDA PLANTS profile
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (2)
South Florida (1)
Google Images
base map where plant found
mag select

Riparian
Grassland
Brush
Forest
Disturbed
grid lines base