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  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 02 / 2012

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    North Carolina

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I have seen these growing along the ground along trails in the park and I have been wondering what they are. The flower looks like a purple dandelion flower with small knobs on the ends. The ones I have see grown at or near the ground like a type of vine.


  • Marie Morgan Unregistered says:

    This looks like a vine that grew wild on my parents’ farm when I was a little girl. We called it “touch-me-not”; I believe the official name is a Mimosa sensitive vine. If you touch the leaves they will close up. This plant sells commercially for about $12 for a small pot. It has become a novelty plant, so enjoy!

    September 6th, 2012 at 8:10pm

  • crazyted13 Registered says:


    September 4th, 2012 at 3:07pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    With the white blooms it’s odd but otherwise I would say Mimosa vine:

    September 3rd, 2012 at 7:08pm

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