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Mimosa quadrivalvis

Family: fabaceae
Common name(s): Sensitive Briar, Cat's Claw, Fourvalve Mimosa
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 9 - 11

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  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Mimosa quadrivalvis

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata

Common name(s): Sensitive Briar, Sensitive Vine Littleleaf Mimosa
Synonym(s): Mimosa microphylla
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 9 - 11


  • Alabama Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (6 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 9-11) (6 photos)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Plant description and characteristics with notes on distribution, culture, and propagation. (6 photos)

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. nuttallii

Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 9 - 11


Mimosa quadrivalvis var. occidentalis

Common name(s): western sensitive briar


Last updated:18 Mar 2018