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Sida abutifolia (Spreading fanpetals)
Lytle, Melody

Sida abutifolia

Sida abutifolia Mill.

Spreading Fanpetals, Spreading Sida

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s): Sida filicaulis, Sida filiformis, Sida procumbens, Sida supina


USDA Native Status: L48 (I), PR (N), VI (I)


From the Image Gallery

20 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Spreading, up to about 4 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , FL , NM , TX
Native Distribution: Native in 4 southern states, per ARS GRIN. Introduced in several other states, including California.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0519 Collected Jul 11, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0239 Collected June 12, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
NPSOT 0081 Collected Oct. 19, 1990 in Bexar County by Mollie Walton

3 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sida abutifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sida abutifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sida abutifolia


Record Modified: 2018-08-22
Research By: CBR

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