Sida abutifolia

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Scientific Name Sida abutifolia (Sida filicaulis) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Spreading Fanpetals ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Malvaceae (Mallow) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Sandy or caliche soils in open, grassy areas and roadsides.
Plant: Ground-hugging, spreading perennial, stems to 18 inches long.
Leaves: Ovate to oblong leaves with toothed edges, 1/4 to 3/4-inch long.
Inflorescence: Yellow-orange (sometimes whitish) flowers 1/4 to 1/2-inch across on pedicels 1/2 to 3/4-inch long rising from leaf axils.
Bloom Period: March to October.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
Texas Status

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