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26 comments:

  1. When I was a kid we called the mimosa flowers "hippie heads." A related tree which is common here in south Florida is the Poinciana, AKA "Flamboyant." Its seed pods are sometimes over 2 feet long. They contain poisonous alkaloids and cyanide. The eagles put them in their nest, possibly to deter parasites.

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    1. Two feet long! Wow!
      And I didn't realize they contained potentially poisonous substances - not sure if our variety does as well. Also read the comment from Bhavesh Chhatbar below - his comment is also interesting.

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  2. So tender and beautiful!
    Thanks for hosting

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  3. Wow! Amazing to see these flowers in some other part of the world! In our childhood, we used to call them Kaurav-Pandav based on an ancient Indian story where there were 100 brothers called Kauravs and their 5 cousins called Pandavs. The flowers seem to have hundred thread-like leaves and 5 filaments.

    It's one of my favorite trees! Perhaps it's called Rain Tree, which I guess is a national tree of some South-East Asian country! The tree grows huge!

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  4. Wonderful blooms... fantastic captures. Thank you for sharing.

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  5. I love mimosa and miss it. Growing up my neighbor had a beautiful tree.

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  6. Those are the prettiest flowers, so delicate.
    Thank you for hosting, have a great week!

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  7. Hi! Very beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. What a pretty and feathery looking flower. I've never seen or heard of it before. Enjoyed seeing it and the droplets add as it looks like glitter. Very nice.

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  9. Pretty flowers. Mimosa trees are not common here but we have lots of mimosa grass or weeds. Happy Tuesday!

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  10. So that's Mimosa? Sorry to be so ignorant about plants Sue. But, I am trying to learn.

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  11. Such a pretty flowering tree! Have a wonderful week and thanks for hosting each week.

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  12. Wow, those flowers are so beautiful and delicate. I love the detail you captured, Sue!

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  13. The mimosas that grow on our side of the pond look kinda different.They're not as pretty.

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  14. Wonderful flowers! Almost blooming in Romania , too!
    Thank you for hosting!

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  15. Thats Mimosa? I've never seen ist!
    Bautiful!

    Happy ww and thanks for hosting!

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  16. Lovely shots.
    Thank you for hosting.

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  17. My Mom used to have on of these in her yard...so unique! Had to remove it to put in a new driveway.

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  18. These are gorgeous. I have always enjoyed these trees/blossoms. Thanks for linking up today!

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  19. Wonderful captured. I was not aware that there are also pink mimosas. Thank you for hosting and have a cheerful weekend.

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  20. Such wonderful pics. Sorry I am so late. Thanks for hosting and I hope that you have a wonderful week.

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