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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: Upper Balcones Rd., 30 m NE of creek, 6.3 km SW of IH 10 & Hwy 46, outside of city of Boerne.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Kendall
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

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