Catclaw Brier

Photo: Brice Praslicka Species: Catclaw Brier or Nuttall’s sensitive-briar (Mimosa nuttallii) Click the photo above or here for the full resolution image. Catclaw briers, also known as a touch-me-not, shameplant, or shy plant, has a unique trait not found in many other plants. As the name hints, it’s “shy”. Yes, the “catclaw” part is because…