Mimosas will presently make a sensitive-plant of him who hangs his hammock beneath their shade.
The sensitive-plant (Mimosa pudica) is a familiar example of this genus.
The sensitive-plant grows wild about the compound, and bears a very pink flower resembling that of the red cloves.
Directly any one touches you, you shrivel up like a sensitive-plant.
The sensitive-plant shivers and droops its leaves at the slightest touch.
In short, when you pressed this sensitive-plant, it always contracted its dimensions.