Common name: Powderpuff
Latin name: Mimosa strigillosa Torr. & A. Gray
Life Cycle: Perennial
Description: Prostrate, low-spreading herbaceous perennial with pubescent stems. Leaves are twice-pinnately compound and can fold together at night, during rain, or when touched. Flowers are pink to purple in color and are often sweet-scented.
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