touch-me-not

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touch-me-not (plural touch-me-nots)

  1. Any of several unrelated plants which react when touched.
    1. The jewelweed, Impatiens noli-tangere, Impatiens capensis, Impatiens parviflora.
    2. The sensitive plant, Mimosa pudica.
    3. The squirting cucumber, Ecballium elaterium.

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