plant id

Susan nospam at nospam.org
Wed Jun 10 22:36:31 EST 1998


Mimosa grow like weeds around here, had no idea you had to buy seeds for them.
But I love how they fold up when you touch them! :-)

Best wishes
Susan

Ross Koning wrote:

> At 2:18 PM -0400 5/18/98, Grant R. Cramer wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I have two questions:
> >
> >1) Does anyone know where I can get seed for the sensitivity plant? I want
> >to give each student one to grow through class next fall.
> >
> >2) Does anyone have a recommendation for a short Plant ID guide or key that
> >students can easily carry with them out in the field?
>
> Hi Grant!
>
> Mimosa pudica seeds (the sensitive plant) are available
> where most seeds are sold.  The usual sources Northrup King,
> Burpee, Park, etc. should all have them in stores or certainly
> by mail order.
>
> The best guide for around here are the Audubon's series...
> I'm not particularly fond of the "color" sorting of the
> entries, but students do find that it gets them to their
> plant a bit faster than a more "botanical" key might.
>
> ross
>
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