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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sida rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 122-05-003:
Sida rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sida rhombifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute


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JK Marlow    jkm170527_542

May    Anderson County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm220722_9197

July    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

It may show up almost anywhere, as it seems not to have a habitat preference, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm220722_9197b

July    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

Keith Bradley    kab_s_rhombifolia_77102

July    Miami-Dade County    FL

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sida_rhombifolia

July        

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm060826_017b

August    Greenville County    SC

Leaf margin dentate, apex obtuse to acute, per Flora of North America.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm060826_019

August    Greenville County    SC

Peduncles many times longer than subtending petioles, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm130824_554

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers solitary, axillary, on long stalks, per Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm130824_558

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaves rhombic-elliptic, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm130824_561

August    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm130824_615

August    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm130824_618

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaf blade rhombic to oblong-lanceolate or obovate, rarely linear-lanceolate, per Flora of China.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm130824_620

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Calyx ribbed, 5-6mm, puberulent, lobes ovate, per Flora of North America.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm140814_603

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm140814_606

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

Gill Newberry    gn09_s_rhombifolia_flower

September        

Petals creamy yellow or straw-yellow, each petal bent obliquely, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_rhombifolia_cubanju

September        

The words "Diamondleaf Fanpetal" describe the plant's main features, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm161106_142

November    Williamsburg County    SC

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia, Arrowleaf Sida, Diamondleaf Fanpetal, Cuban Jute

JK Marlow    jkm161106_143

November    Williamsburg County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sida rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 122-05-003:
Sida rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sida rhombifolia

 

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2131

Forb
Annual/Weak perennial

Non-native: Old World tropics?

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, gardens, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems not armed

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Cream/Pale yellow
5 sepals united at base
5 petals united at base
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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