Hence, to the Physic Garden, where the sensitive plant was shown us for a great wonder.
The leaf-movements of the acacia, the sensitive plant, etc., are well known.
A sensitive plant would, perhaps, be a kinder expression, sir.
He was a sensitive plant, a violet by a mossy stone, and all that sort of thing.
When one leaf-tip of Mimosa pudica, the sensitive plant (par excellence), is touched or injured, a series of changes begin.
The monster is endowed with the qualities of the sensitive plant.
Josephine drew back at this brusque reply like a sensitive plant.
You are a fixture, a vegetable, a sensitive plant, a shell-fish.
The X-rays are not so well understood, but one can close the leaflets of the sensitive plant by means of them.
My love is a sensitive plant and would shrink up at every look.'