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Desmanthus illinoensisIllinois Bundleflower
Prairie Bundle Flower
Illinois Desmanthus
Prairie Mimosa
Desmanthus virgatusProstrate Bundleflower
Wild Tantan
Slender Mimosa
Mimosa aculeaticarpaCatclaw Mimosa 
Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biunciferaCatclaw Mimosa
Cat's-claw Mimosa
Mimosa asperataBlack Mimosa
Espina de Vaca
Puerto Rico Sensitive-briar
Mimosa borealisFragrant Mimosa
Pink Mimosa
Mimosa distachyaMexican Mimosa 
Mimosa distachya var. laxifloraArizona Mimosa 
Mimosa dysocarpaVelvetpod Mimosa
Velvet-pod Mimosa
Mimosa emoryanaEmory's Mimosa 
Mimosa grahamiiGraham's Mimosa 
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