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Mimosa pudica 含羞草


The leaf fold up when it is touched.

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Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 13 years ago

I would say it is wild.
It was a lot of fun for us children to see the leaves closing!!

auntnance123 13 years ago

flowers of mimosa pudica in Florida

p.young713 13 years ago

Thats interesting!

rubens.luciano 13 years ago

In Brazil we call "Dormideira" ("sleeping plant"). I have a lot of them in my backyard. It produces a small purple flower.

p.young713 13 years ago

Is it wild Emma? And do you know if it has flowers?

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 13 years ago

We use to call it " Touch Me Not"

p.young713 13 years ago

We have it here too. In the wild! Does it have flowers?

Gaurab 13 years ago

that because of sesmonastic movement.

Yeung PK
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Yeung PK

香港 Hong Kong, Paracel Islands

Spotted on May 15, 2011
Submitted on Jun 18, 2011

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