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Sensitive Weed

Mimosa pudica


Prostrate plant, spiny, pink 'puff-ball' flowers to 12mm diameter. When touched the leaves will close. Can be a prolific seeder. Germinates readily in disturbed areas.


Disturbed ground at edge of forest, James Cook University Cairns QLD

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Andrea Lim
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Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Apr 13, 2013
Submitted on Apr 14, 2013

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