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Digital Herbaria

Mimosa borealis

Mimosa borealis A. Gray

Fragrant Mimosa, Pink Mimosa

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: MIBO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Mimosa borealis

Pink Mimosa


Location: Highway 16, 5 miles west of Helotes, by fenceline, south side of road.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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)

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