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Mimosa strigillosa Torr. & Gray
Powderpuff, Sunshine mimosa

Mimosa strigillosa
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States; naturalized in southern South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Mimosa strigillosa available from :

Mimosa strigillosa has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Mimosa strigillosa has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Doubtfully Native

Mimosa strigillosa has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Mimosa strigillosa
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo
Mimosa strigillosa
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Mimosa strigillosa
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Mimosa strigillosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton