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Mimosa strigillosa

Mimosa strigillosa Torr. & A. Gray

Powderpuff, Sunshine mimosa, Sensitive plant

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: MIST2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Mimosa strigillosa

Powderpuff

Fabaceae

Location: SE corner of intersection of Holbrook Rd & broad drain into Salado Creek, 200 m N of Rittiman Rd, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Clay soil. Nominal moisture. Among mixed Poaceae.

Description: Perennial w/sprawling stems to 2 m long. Pinnae 4-6 pairs. Leaflets 10-15 pairs/pinna. Flowers in pink globes. Pod flattened, 1-few joints, setulose, about 5 x 15 mm.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 5, 1994
Specimen number: 656

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0940
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)

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