Mimosa microphylla

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusMimosa
SpeciesMimosa microphylla Sm. ex Steud.
Common Namelittleleaf sensitive-briar
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: Bi1;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.0
C value 8
StatusNative
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Leptoglottis angustisiliqua Leptoglottis angustisiliqua Britton & Rose
Leptoglottis chapmanii Leptoglottis chapmanii Small
Leptoglottis microphylla Leptoglottis microphylla Britton & Rose
Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata Mimosa quadrivalvis var. angustata (Torrey & Gray) Barneby
Morongia angustata Morongia angustata (Torr. & A.Gray) Britton
Morongia microphylla Morongia microphylla Britton
Morongia uncinata Morongia uncinata (Willd.) Britton
Schrankia angustata Schrankia angustata Torr. & A.Gray
Schrankia microphylla Schrankia microphylla J.F.Macbr.
Schrankia microphylla var. microphylla Schrankia microphylla var. microphylla (Dryand.) J.F. Macbr.
Schrankia uncinata Schrankia uncinata Pritz.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Edmonson (KY), Fulton (KY), Grayson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lawrence (KY), McCreary (KY), Pulaski (KY), Wayne (KY), Whitley (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Chester (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henderson (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), McNairy (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1876 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100443686 Edmonson Kentucky 16 Jun 1968 Harold W. Elmore
124
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443736 McCreary Kentucky 26 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E31.2
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100361615 McCreary Kentucky 18 Jun 1996 David D. Taylor
18278
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443769 McCreary Kentucky 03 Jun 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9125
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443694 Fulton Kentucky 31 Jul 1994 Randy L. Mears
SN
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
BEREA014066 Grayson Kentucky
BEREA
Schrankia angustata
BEREA014065 Wayne Kentucky
BEREA
Schrankia angustata
TENN-V-0121794 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121776 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121779 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121805 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121791 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121786 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121818 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121773 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121801 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121814 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121775 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121808 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121787 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121825 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121810 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121790 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121806 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121781 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121823 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121809 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121817 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121782 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
31234100443819 Cumberland Tennessee 30 Jun 1976 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443710 Laurel Kentucky 04 Jul 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-1377
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443751 McCreary Kentucky 22 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6460
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443702 Laurel Kentucky 06 Oct 1993 David D. Taylor
17472
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443728 Lawrence Kentucky 26 Jul 2003 Romie Hughart
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
31234100443777 Whitley Kentucky 01 Aug 1993 John Richard Abbott
5957
EKY
Mimosa microphylla
BEREA014067 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Schrankia microphylla
BEREA014068 McCreary Kentucky
BEREA
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121780 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121837 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121827 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121820 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121811 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121826 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121783 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121798 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121822 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121813 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121829 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121815 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121784 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121774 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121789 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121797 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121802 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121777 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121830 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121785 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121807 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121799 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121778 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121796 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121804 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121828 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121792 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121800 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121819 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121793 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121788 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
UCHT016201 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016195 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016193 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016194 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016182 Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016202 Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016192 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016180 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016183 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016196 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016178 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0079566 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0016937 Humphreys Tennessee 08 Jun 1992 Edward W. Chester
12624
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0016938 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0055393 Cumberland Tennessee 15 Sep 2013 Devin Rodgers, Mason Brock
80
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0017085 Henderson Tennessee 18 Jun 1983 Vernon Bates
4485
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0085572 Morgan Tennessee 15 Jun 1984 M. Medley
10555-84
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0101150 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0024476 Marion Tennessee 13 Aug 2010 E. Blyveis
492
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0070384 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0083764 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0016936 Knox Tennessee 18 Jun 2004 G. Bresowar
131
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0105402 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
APSC0072947 White Tennessee 08 Sep 2013 Mason Brock, Kelly Anderson and Judy Redden
326
APSC
Mimosa microphylla
HTTU004680 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004686 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004695 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU032994 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Mimosa microphylla
HTTU004674 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004672 Pickett Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004688 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004683 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU014956 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Mimosa microphylla
HTTU004691 Roane Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004685 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004679 Lawrence Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004669 White Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004678 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004682 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004696 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia uncinata
HTTU004684 Lawrence Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004671 Pickett Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004692 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004690 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004670 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004681 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004687 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004676 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004675 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004689 Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004694 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU004693 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Schrankia microphylla
HTTU029540 Coffee Tennessee
HTTU
Mimosa microphylla
MTSU006564 Bradley Tennessee 17 Jun 1980 Sheree Beam
32
MTSU
Schrankia microphylla
UOS02854 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jul 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Mimosa microphylla
UOS02852 Van Buren Tennessee 13 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Mimosa microphylla
UOS02855 Franklin Tennessee 20 Jun 1996 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Mimosa microphylla
SWMT01456 Benton Tennessee 18 Mar 1876 Legit J. F. Joor, M. D.
128
SWMT
Schrankia uncinata
SWMT01455 Benton Tennessee 06 Jul 1984 Brent Hedges
114
SWMT
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121803 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121824 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121816 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121821 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121795 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
TENN-V-0121812 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Schrankia microphylla
UCHT016187 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016200 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016184 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016181 Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016197 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016189 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
UCHT016185 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Mimosa microphylla
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Plant Photos

Mimosa microphylla - Dwayne Estes
Mimosa microphylla - Dwayne Estes
Mimosa microphylla - Joey Shaw
Mimosa microphylla - Joey Shaw
Mimosa microphylla - Joey Shaw
Mimosa microphylla - Joey Shaw
Mimosa microphylla - Joey Shaw
Mimosa microphylla - Joey Shaw
Mimosa microphylla - Theo Witsell
Mimosa microphylla - Theo Witsell
Mimosa microphylla - Theo Witsell
Mimosa microphylla - Theo Witsell