Silk Tree Mimosa
* Leaves compound with many
* Leaflets curved-oblong, 1/4" wide.
* Flower pink, delicate, silky, making the tree look as if it's covered
with silken threads.
* Height: To 40'.
* Habitat: Mostly planted as an ornamental tree.
* Range: Iran to Japan, but naturalized in the southeastern United States.
* Introduced from Asia.
* Look for Wellesley College's silk tree specimen right outside the Campus