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  Mimosa nuttallii (DC.) B.L.Turner image
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Craig Rekoske
Family Mimosaceae
Mimosa nuttallii (DC.) B.L.Turner
Nuttall's sensitive-briar, sensitive-brier, sensitive-plant
Mimosa: Greek mimos for "mimic," referring to sensitive leaves
nuttallii: for Thomas Nuttall (1786-1859)
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: perennial forb

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Leptoglottis nuttallii DC.
Mimosa quadrivalvis L. var. nuttallii (DC.) Beard ex Barneby
Schrankia nuttallii (DC.) Standl.

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