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Mimosa pigra (Sensitive Weed) is a species of shrub in the family legumes. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to South America, Central America, and Mexico. They have compound, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Lasioglossum moderatum, Halictonomia decemmaculata, Megachile ianthoptera, and Megachile discolor. Individuals can grow to 2 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sensitive weed. View this species on GBIF

Sensitive weed includes 1 child: