Name: Jim Patrick S.
What plants respond to thigmotropism?
Plants with tendrils such as the sweet pea, grapes, etc.
For more info:
Anthony Brach Ph.D.
Vining plants such as English Ivy and cucumber (not the bush variety) are positively
thigmotropic, in other words they move toward the stimulus of touch. A plant that is
negatively thigmotropic, ie moves away from touch, is Sensitive Plant or Mimosa.
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