silktree (aka, mimosa)

COMMON NAME: Silktree (aka, mimosa)
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Albizia julibrissin
FAMILY: Fabaceae
LIFECYCLE: Perennial
FEATURES: Fast growing multi-branched perennial tree. Key characteristics: bipinnately compound leaves,
“fuzzy” pink flowers, speckled bark.
DESCRIPTION: Invasive tree species found throughout the southern US.

Leaf Bipinnately compound leaf

Leaf
Bipinnately compound leaf

Flower / Seed Head Flower closeup

Flower / Seed Head
Flower closeup

Additional Flowers and leaves

Additional
Flowers and leaves

Additional Large, fast growing tree

Additional
Large, fast growing tree

Leaf Leaf

Leaf
Leaf

Additional Stem characteristics

Additional
Stem characteristics

Additional New stem

Additional
New stem