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Mimosa quadrivalvis (Fourvalve mimosa)
Cressler, Alan

Mimosa quadrivalvis

Mimosa quadrivalvis L.

Fourvalve Mimosa

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: MIQU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Size Notes: Sprawling plant. Stems to about 4 feet in length.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: FL , GA , KY , TX

Research Literature

Reslit 2886 - Legumes of the United States. IV. Mimosa (1971) Duane Isely

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Mimosa quadrivalvis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mimosa quadrivalvis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mimosa quadrivalvis


Record Modified: 2015-09-21
Research By: JAM

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