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catclaw mimosa
Mimosa aculeaticarpa
catclaw mimosa Pea Family
Mimosa aculeaticarpa Fabaceae
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common names
  catclaw mimosa
  wait-a-minute bush
accepted scientific name
  Mimosa aculeaticarpa Ortega
rules for finding collection records
  Mimosa aculeaticarpa (701)
  Mimosa biuncifera (843)
  Mimosa lindheimeri (16)
family name
  Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Russ Kleinman, Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences and the Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium
Image License: They are free for you to use as you wish.
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of March thru 2nd week of November

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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