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Touch Me Not

Mimosa pudica


Red-orange. Seedpods burst when touched.


The species is native to South America and Central America, but is now a pantropical weed. It grows mostly in shady areas, under trees or shrubs.

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1 Comment

Josh1976 7 years ago

Spotted touch me not. Juices from the crushed stem sooth poison ivy or stinging nettle when applied to the skin.

Boone County High School
Spotted by a stud ent at Boone County High School

Florence, Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Sep 1, 2013
Submitted on Sep 1, 2013

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