Life is like a box of chocolate

mememolly:

plant-a-day:

Sensitive Plant

Mimosa pudica

"Pudica" is the Latin word for "shy" or "bashful," which is an apt description of the sensitive "Touch-Me-Not." Native to South and Central America, this shade-lover often grows as a weed under trees and shrubs. It is popular among collectors as a specimen plant worldwide, because of its unique sensitivity to touch.

The foliage retracts when touched to prevent consumption by herbivores, and it also exhibits nyctinastic movement, meaning circadian rhythms affect the leaves to close at night, and re-open during the day. 

This trait is present in many other members of the legume family as well.

- biodiverseed

this. is. wild.

Melancholy

A feeling of pensive sadness,

typically with no obvious cause.

Well, you can’t get what you want but you can get me
So let’s set out to sea, love
'Cause you are my medicine
When you’re close to me
When you’re close to me

So call in the submarine
'Round the world we'll go
Does anybody know her?
If we’re looking out on the day of another dream