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Mimosa (Sensitive Plant) is a genus of shrub in the family legumes. They are climbers. They are native to Mexico, The Contiguous United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. They have achene. Flowers are visited by Antillean Blue, Frieseomelitta nigra, Common buckeye, and Honey bee. Individuals can grow to 1.2 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of sensitive plant. View this species on GBIF