Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Mimosa microphylla Dryander. Eastern Sensitive-briar. Phen: Jun-Sep; Aug-Nov. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry woodlands and forests, dry disturbed areas. Dist: DE, WV, and KY south to s. FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = K1, K3, K4, Tn, Va, Weakley & Flores-Cruz (2017) in Weakley et al (2017); = Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata – C, Fl3, WH3, Barneby (1991), Isely (1998); = Schrankia microphylla – F, G, RAB, Tx, W; = Schrankia microphylla var. microphylla – SE3; > Leptoglottis chapmanii – S; > Leptoglottis microphylla – S; > Schrankia microphylla "phase brachycarpa" – Isely (1973), Isely (1973)

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image of plant© Grant Morrow Parkins
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