Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Prickly Fanpetals at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales
Prickly Fanpetals, Prickly Sida, Prickly Mallow, False-mallow
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JK Marlow jkm100903_575
September Greenville County SC
Swamp Rabbit Trail
Peduncles about as long as the short leafstalks, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
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JK Marlow jkm081102_153
November Edgefield County SC
Sumter National Forest: Edgefield Ranger District
The specific epithet refers to the short spine at the base of each petiole, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.