Plant of the Day: Sensitive Plant

Are you ready to read all about a brand-new Awesome Plant of Awesomeness? I hope so, because I feel like doing another round of Plant of the Day. And so it was.

At first glance, the Sensitive Plant seems nondescript, but it is actually a bit of a marvel of nature — and cute, to boot. When it feels menaced, whether by touch, heat, or shaking, its leaves fold inward and it droops surreptitiously downward. Observe:

Who: Sensitive Plant / Mimosa pudica
(Family: Pea Family / Fabaceae) Read More