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Sensitive Plant, the moving plant, at the Eden Project





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Uploaded on May 13, 2011

The Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica) folds up its leaves when touched. You can find the plant in Eden's Rainforest Biome.

Find out more about the weird side of plants at the Eden Project's Freaky Nature event this half term (28 May -- 5 June 2011).

Check out the Freaky Nature interactive exhibits:
- Discover the ingenious tricks plants have come up with to outwit predators, lure in bugs and help them survive.
- Take a freaky plant tour of the Rainforest Biome to discover the darker the side of plants, including poisonous, spiky, carnivorous and even exploding specimens.
- Learn how seeds survive, through our sticky seed bomb exhibit.
- Dress up as your favourite insect in the littl'uns' Bug Boutique.


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