Origin: US Native
Other Common Names: Cat's Claw Sensitive Briar, Sensitive Brier, Sensitive Plant, Shame Briar, Shame Face, Shame Jim, Shame Vine, Shameweed, Shaming Judy
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 24” to 36”
Spacing: 15” to 18”
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
USDA Zone: 5a-11
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.
Seeds Per Oz: 2000
A more fitting common name couldn't be given to this native perennial than 'Cat's Claw Sensitive Plant.' A member of the mimosa family, the leaves fold up when touched or disturbed, and the recurved thorns along the semi-woody vine makes it clear that this plant does not want to be disturbed! Bright pink star-burst flowers bloom in congested bunches, followed by long, slender, prickle covered seed pods. Highly nutritious for livestock, the absence of this wildflower can be an indication of overgrazing.
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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.
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