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Rhynchosida physocalyx (Bladderpod sida)
Marr, Minnette

Rhynchosida physocalyx

Rhynchosida physocalyx (A. Gray) Fryxell

Bladderpod Sida, Buffpetal, Beaked Sida

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s): Sida physocalyx

USDA Symbol: rhph2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

9 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Stems trailing to ascending, up to about 3 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


USA: AZ , NM , OK , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0860 Collected May 6, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 75 - Southwest Desert Flora (2020) Southwest Desert Flora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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