Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica) 含羞草
This plant originally from Southern America, tender perennial, with small fuzzy, pink, pom-pom like flowers. Flowering in mid summer and it often self-seed easily. Some warmer region consider this is invasive weed. It prefers full sun location, tolerant drought once established. USDA Zones: 9 and warmer. Mature size:1′-3′(H) x 1.5′-3′(W). Seed is poisonous if ingested. It has medicinal property often been used with other plants by professionals but when use it alone it is toxic. In cold region, people often plant it as a fun annual.
它是原生於南美的多年生植物,耐熱不耐寒. 春開粉紅色團狀花. 容易結子繁殖. 較溫暖的地區它可能成為強勢的雜草. 種植以全日照處為佳,植株成熟後頗耐旱耐熱. 成熟株高1-3呎,寬幅1.5-3呎. 有刺. 種子及植株有毒,勿食. 雖小心使用可以是藥草但必須有專業的醫療人員處方配合其他藥材使用,單方使用是有毒性的. 在較冷的氣候區常將它當成一年生植物種植或當有趣的室內植物.
I love playing with its leaves when I was little 🙂
Me, too! 🙂