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Mimosa quadrivalvis L. var. angustata
(Torr. & Gray) Barneby
Sensitive brier

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata available from :

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata has been found in the following 19 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gomez Doubtfully Present
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Ron Ehman Park Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata has been found in the following 6 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods