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Albizia julibrissin

Family: Leguminosae

Common names: MIMOSA, SILK TREE

Native to: Iran To Japan, Naturalized United States

Plant

Type: tree

Forms: arching, erect, open form

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 19.6 feet

Max width: 35 feet

Flower

pink

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry, moderate

Butterflies that feed on this plant