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Related / Similar Words: sensitive plant, shame plant, live-and-die, humble plant, action plant, Mimosa pudica, squirting cucumber, exploding cucumber, Ecballium elaterium, jewelweed, lady's earrings, orange balsam, celandine, Impatiens capensis

 

Definition:
  • prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft gray-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled;
  • Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched;
  • North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil;

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    Member Meronyms: genus Mimosa, Ecballium, genus Ecballium, genus Impatiens

     

     
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