Mimosa pigra (Sensitive Weed) is a species of shrub in the family Fabaceae. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Pernambuco, Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, Central America, AmazôNia, Cerrado, South America, Pará, Tocantins, GoiáS, Mata AtlâNtica, Ceará, Bahia, Roraima, Piauí, Paraná, Maranhao, ParaíBa, SãO Paulo, Caatinga, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Norte, Amapá, Mato Grosso, Acre (Brazil), Mato Grosso Do Sul, Sergipe, RondôNia, Espirito Santo, Santa Catarina, and Alagoas. They have compound, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Lasioglossum moderatum, Halictonomia decemmaculata, Megachile discolor, and Megachile ianthoptera. Individuals can grow to 2 m.
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