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Mimosa rupertiana
eastern sensitive plant Pea Family
Mimosa rupertiana Fabaceae
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common names
  eastern sensitive plant
  prickly sensitivebriar
  western mimosa
accepted scientific name
  Mimosa rupertiana B.L. Turner
rules for finding collection records
  Mimosa occidentalis (21)
  Mimosa occidentalis novo-galiciana (1)
  Mimosa quadrivalvis occidentalis (43)
  Mimosa rupertiana (53)
  Schrankia occidentalis (17)
family name
  Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Patrick Alexander
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of March thru 2nd week of December

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
USDA PLANTS profile
Lady Bird Johnson
Links to Plant Photos
Kurt Schaefer (6)
New Mexico Flora (3)
SEINet (3)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Sand
grid lines base