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Mimosa pudica (touch-me-nots) & rapid plant movement

This is a mimosa pudica, also known as the sensitive plant or a touch-me-not. It is known for its rapid plant movement, moving quickly into a closed, sleep position when touched, shaken, blown at, etc, only to open a few minutes later. Watch this happen in a larger groups of plants

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