albizia julibrissin

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Fern-like leaves fold up at night, sensitive to human touch. Pink and white wispy flowers look like pink hair, flat brown pea-type pods. Flowers and bark used as a sedative for depression, anxiety, insomnia
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The albizia julibrissin or silk tree - a deciduous to semi-evergreen with ferny-leafed branches - is another versatile tree that's popular for Southern California inland valleys.
Albizia julibrissin has become invasive in the United States and has spread widely from southern New England west to Missouri and Illinois and south to Florida and Texas; it is cultivated in California and Oregon, where it has not become invasive (Anonymous 2008).
yunnanensis TCM44 Radix Polygalae Polygala tenuifolia TCM45 Bulbus Fritillariae thunbergii Fritillaria thunbergii TCM46 Herba Centellae Centella asiatica TCM47 Lasiosphaera seu Calvatia Lasiosphaera fenzlii TCM48 Rhizoma Arisaematis Arisaema erubescens TCM49 Rhizoma Typhonii Typhonium giganteum TCM50 Semen Xanthi sibricum Xanthium sibiricum TCM51 Ramulus Mori Morus alba TCM52 Rhizoma Pinelliae Pinellia ternata TCM53 Flos Chrysanthemi indici Chrysanthemum indicum TCM54 Flos Albiziae Albizia julibrissin TCM55 Folium Apocyni veneti Apocynum apocyni veneti TCM56 Caulis Polygoni multiflori Polygonum multiflorum TCM57 Herba Erigeron Erigeron breviscapus TCM58 Fructus Forsythiae Forsythia suspensa No.
humilis, 1991 55 38 46 105 SILKTASSEL Wavyleaf, Garrya elliptica, 1972 28 29 22 63 Wright, Garrya wrightii, 1997 28 22 22 56 SILKTREE Mimosa, Albizia julibrissin, 1997 [delta] 179 56 74 254 SILVERBELL Carolina, Halesia carolina, 1995 [*] 151 104 40 265 Carolina, Halesia carolina, 1995 [*] 152 103 45 266 Caralina, Halesia carolina, 1995 [*] 155 96 39 261 Little, Halesia parviflora, 1993 [+] 11 23 15 37 Two-wing, Halesia diptera, 1988 114 42 40 166 ROYALPALM Florida, Roystonea elata, 1995 Near Capeland, Ha.
Because the species is thought to feed exclusively on Albizia, it may prove to be an effective biocontrol agent against the invasive Albizia julibrissin Durazzini in the southeastern United States.