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Mimosa quadrivalvis L. var. floridana
(Chapm.) Barneby
Florida sensitive brier

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia).

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

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. floridana available from :

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. floridana has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Present Native
Daskas Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Tilton Present Native

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. floridana has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Mimosa quadrivalvis var. floridana has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods