Mar. 29, 2018

powderpuff, Mimosa strigillosa

Powderpuff is a low mat forming plant that send up these wonderful flower heads on stalks two or three inches high. These heads are about an inch across. Like day-before-yesterday's shyleaf, the leaves fold up when disturbed. This one is a native, growing in AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, and TX. Polk Co FL, 3/17/16.