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Mimosa pigra (Sensitive Weed) is a species of shrub in the family legumes. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Pernambuco, Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, Central America, AmazôNia, Cerrado, South America, Pará, Tocantins, GoiáS, Mata Atlântica, Ceará, Mexico, Bahia, Roraima, Piauí, Paraná, Maranhao, ParaíBa, SãO Paulo, Caatinga, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Norte, Amapá, Mato Grosso, Acre (Brazil), Mato Grosso Do Sul, Sergipe, RondôNia, Espirito Santo, Santa Catarina, and Alagoas. They have compound, broad leaves and achene. Individuals can grow to 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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EOL has data for 33 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sensitive weed. View this species on GBIF

Sensitive weed includes 1 child: