Definition of Sensitive pea

1. Noun. Tropical American plant having leaflets somewhat sensitive to the touch; sometimes placed in genus Cassia.




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Literary usage of Sensitive pea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1907)
"These leaves respond slowly to vibration, just as the sensitive pea's do. In spite of their names, neither produces the butterfly-shaped (papilionaceous) ..."

2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... L. of the same region is called Partridge Pea, Dwarf Cassia, Prairie Senna or Larger Sensitive-pea. h. C. obovata Colladon (C. Senna Forskal, ..."

3. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"These leaves respond slowly to vibration, just as the sensitive pea's do. In spite of their names, neither produces the butterfly-shaped (papilionaceous) ..."

4. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"These leaves respond slowly to vibration, just as the sensitive pea's do. In spite of their names, neither produces the butterfly-shaped (papilionaceous) ..."

5. Peas and Pea Culture by Glenn Cyrus Sevey (1911)
"Sometimes called sensitive pea and Magothy Bay bean. This was once popular for plowing under, and was used largely in the South, notably in Virginia and ..."

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