Mimosa pudica also called sensitive plant and the touch-me-not, is a creeping annual or perennial herb often grown for its curiosity value: the compound leaves fold inward and droop when touched or shaken, re-opening minutes later. The species is native to South America and Central America. The stem is erect in young plants, but becomes creeping or trailing with age. The stem is slender, branching, and sparsely to densely prickly, growing to a length of 1.5 m. The leaves of the mimosa pudica are compound leaves.
To see how the sensitive leaves react when touched, please take a look at this YouTube video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLTcVNyOhUc
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