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Mimosa quadrivalvis var. floridana (Florida sensitive brier)
Cressler, Alan

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. floridana

Mimosa quadrivalvis L. var. floridana (Chapm.) Barneby

Florida Sensitive Brier

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Leptoglottis floridana, Schrankia floridana, Schrankia microphylla var. floridana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


Native Distribution: Peninsular Florida and the southeastern tip of Georgia.
Native Habitat: Open Longleaf Pine woodlands and scrub on sandhills.

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


Record Modified: 2018-07-05
Research By: JAM

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