giant sensitiveplant USDA PLANTS Symbol: MIDI8
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Shrub or Subshrub Vines
Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright ex Sauvalle

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Fabales: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Synonym(s): giant sensitive plant, giant false sensitive plant
Native Range: Mexico & So. Amer. (GRIN)

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Plant(s); Herbarium sheet collected in Cuba
The William and Lynda Steere Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden Archive, , Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Herbarium sheet collected in Cuba
The William and Lynda Steere Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden Archive, , Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Cluster of craspedia. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Some variation in seeds. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Lens (top) and hilum (bottom) of seed. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Seeds with clear pleurograms. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Lens (top) and hilum (bottom) of seed. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Craspedium. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
University of Hawaii, Botany Department, Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies, 1998