Origin of sensitive plant
Examples from the Web for sensitive plant
The Sensitive-plant (Mimosa pudica) is a familiar example of this genus.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
In short, when you pressed this sensitive-plant, it always contracted its dimensions.
Directly any one touches you, you shrivel up like a sensitive-plant.The Duel|A. I. Kuprin
Mimosas will presently make a sensitive-plant of him who hangs his hammock beneath their shade.Mount Rainier|Various
The sensitive-plant grows wild about the compound, and bears a very pink flower resembling that of the red cloves.A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India|Charles Acland