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Sensitive Briar

Mimosa microphylla

Habitat:

Prairies; ravines; open woods.

Notes:

At the beginning of my Hike in St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park.

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2 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 5 years ago

Project Noah Fun Fact: The leaflets of the well-named sensitive briar are sensitive to the touch if touched. When touched or even lightly brushed up against, they immediately fold up against each other. They also close at night and in cloudy weather.

Source: http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result....

Sensitive Briar (Mimosa microphylla) spotted in Florida, USA by PN member LivanEscudero,

https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...

dcslaugh
dcslaugh 5 years ago

Those are pretty!

LivanEscudero
Spotted by
LivanEscudero

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 27, 2015
Submitted on Jan 1, 2016

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