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Digital Herbaria

Mimosa latidens

Mimosa latidens (Small) B.L. Turner

Kairn's Sensitive Briar

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: MILA15
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Schrankia latidens

Sensitive Brier, Fairy Dusters


Location: 12679 Silicone Dr. so. Of DeZavala Rd. West of IH-10W, east side of street.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Gravelly soil, semi-shade to full sun, near live oak grove. West exposure.

Description: Perennial vine with fragrant pink globe-shaped flowers with abundant pollen visible. Compound, bipinnate leaves fold when touched. Prickles.

County: Bexar
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: May 4, 1990
Specimen number: 39

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0045
Accession Date: Apr. 29, 1991
Accession Number: 5

Annotations: SCFXB

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