Mimosa pigra (Sensitive Weed) is a species of shrub in the family legumes. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Pernambuco, Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, Central America, Amazônia, Cerrado, South America, Pará, Mexico, Tocantins, GoiáS, Mata Atlântica, Ceará, Bahia, Roraima, Piauí, Paraná, Maranhao, ParaíBa, SãO Paulo, Caatinga, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Norte, Amapá, Mato Grosso, Acre (Brazil), Mato Grosso Do Sul, Sergipe, RondôNia, Espirito Santo, Santa Catarina, and Alagoas. They have compound, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Halictonomia decemmaculata, Apis cerana, Megachile ianthoptera, and Lasioglossum moderatum. Individuals can grow to 2 m.
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