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PlantFiles: Texas Mimosa, Texas Catclaw, Wherry Mimosa
Mimosa texana

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Family: Mimosaceae
Genus: Mimosa (mim-MOH-suh) (Info)
Species: texana (tek-SAY-nuh) (Info)

Synonym:Mimosa biuncifera
Synonym:Mimosa borealis var. texana
Synonym:Mimosa wherryana
Synonym:Mimosopsis wherryana

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)
over 9.1 (very alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

No details have been posted.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Salineno, Texas



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