Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2131

Forb
Annual/Weak perennial

Non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on roadsides, in fields, gardens, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sida rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 122-05-003:
Sida rhombifolia   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Arrowleaf Sida, Cuban Jute, Diamondleaf Fanpetal