Mimosa borealis A. Gray
Fragrant Mimosa, Pink Mimosa
Fabaceae (Pea Family)USDA Symbol: MIBO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: Highway 16, 5 miles west of Helotes, by fenceline, south side of road.
Habitat: Thin roadside fill, in full sun.
Description: Erect, heavily flowering shrub about 1 m tall. Prickles on striate stems. Leaves 2-4 cm long with 2-3 pairs of pinnae, each pinnae with 3-6 pairs of leaflets. Flowers pink fuzzy globes, 1.2 cm in diameter.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 20, 1996
Specimen number: 187
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1066
Accession Date: May 29, 1996
Accession Number: 88 Annotations: SCXXB (In flower)