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Unnamed spotting

Description:

Small, purple, round, looks fiberoptic.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Sensitive Plant
Mimosa pudica Mimosa pudica
MarkL
MarkL 11 years ago
Mimosa
Albizia julibrissin Albizia julibrissin


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6 Comments

MarkL
MarkL 11 years ago

I like the little animation on the wiki page showing the leaves folding up.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Yes Mimosa pudica

MarkL
MarkL 11 years ago

Ah, I see you got the right one!

MarkL
MarkL 11 years ago

In other words, the first suggestion is slightly wrong, starting around subfamily/genus.

MarkL
MarkL 11 years ago

This page is a bit better on wiki:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimosa

In the description: "The leaves of the plant close quickly when touched."

nicky.sanchez
nicky.sanchez 11 years ago

closes quickly when touched...?

yeahrobmall
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yeahrobmall

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Spotted on May 13, 2011
Submitted on May 13, 2011

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