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Origin: US Native Wildflower

Other Common Names: Cat's Claw Sensitive Briar, Sensitive Brier, Sensitive Plant, Shame Briar, Shame Face, Shame Jim, Shame Vine, Shameweed, Shaming Judy

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Height: 24 in to 36 in

Spacing: 15 in to 18 in

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: 2100

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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