Mimosa pudica L. (Touch me not plant)
Local name: Touch me not; (Telugu)Attapatti/ Lajjavathi.
Distribution: Common in moist follow fields and water bodies; Tropical areas.
Prostrate diffuse prickly herbs, Leaves 4-8 cm pinnate, 2 pairs, A very sensitive plant. Flowers pink, in globose heads, flower 4 merous, perianth very small, stamens as many as petals, exerted, ovary many ovuled, pods bristly, 2-3 cm long,
It spreads very fast difficult to eradicae.