Mimosa borealis A. Gray
Fragrant mimosa, Pink Mimosa
Fabaceae (Pea Family)USDA Symbol: MIBO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: Upper Balcones Rd., 30 m NE of creek, 6.3 km SW of IH 10 & Hwy 46, outside of city of Boerne.
Habitat: Roadside, full sun in fence line. Gravelly soil; some bunch grass. One single plant at this site.
Description: Small deciduous shrub with prickles along stems. Rose-pink globular flowers about 18 mm across crowding ends of arching branches. Stems striated. Leaves compound twice with leaflets minute. Fragrant.
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: Apr. 11, 1992
Specimen number: 159
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0506
Accession Date: Aug. 24, 1993
Accession Number: 39 Annotations: SCX-K Fragrant