The Mimosa pudica (meaning; shy or shrinking) is also known as the touch-me-not. This annual creeper is incredibly sensitive to the point where a simple brush of the hand will cause the leaves to fold inward and drop. Minutes later the plant stops faking its apparent death and re-opens.
The mimosa pudica is native to South America and Central America but is now found around the world.
In Pure Spirit
Would you plant a perennial herb like this simply because of its strange behaviour? Or does the Mimosa pudica hold no attraction fo you?