Mimosa borealis, the fragrant mimosa or pink mimosa, is a plant in the family Fabaceae.[1] It is found from Oklahoma to Kansas and south-eastern Colorado, south through central and western Texas and New Mexico to Mexico. The habitat consists of rocky hills, canyons and brushy areas.[2] The plant has a height around 3 feet (90 cm).[3] The flowering phase of the plant is between spring to summer.[4]

Mimosa borealis
Mimosa borealis flower
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Clade: Mimosoid clade
Genus: Mimosa
M. borealis
Binomial name
Mimosa borealis

References edit

  1. ^ "Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - The University of Texas at Austin". www.wildflower.org. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  2. ^ "Plants of Texas Rangelands » Fragrant mimosa". rangeplants.tamu.edu. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  3. ^ "Mimosa borealis (Fragrant Mimosa)". World of Flowering Plants. 2014-06-26. Retrieved 2019-04-13.
  4. ^ "Texas Native Plants Database". aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu. Retrieved 2019-04-13.