from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of leguminous plants, of the suborder Mimoseæ and tribe Eumimoseæ.
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The wild sensitive plant (_schrankia angustata_) occurs frequently, generally on the dry prairies, in valleys of streams, and frequently on the broken prairie bank.
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