Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Mimosaceae: Mimosa

Leaves alternate, with stipules, pinnately twice-compound. Flowers with one simple pistil which becomes the legume pod fruit. Flowers tiny and regular in a head with 5 petals (often fused) and 5 to many stamens much longer than petals.
Flower Formula:  Sepals (5); Petals 5z Glossary

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Desmanthus
bundle-flower
1 Photo of Desmanthus Stems not prickly. Images   Information
Mimosa
sensitive-plant
1 Photo of Mimosa Stems prickly. Images   Information


         
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