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


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image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

JK Marlow    jkm170527_542

May    Anderson County    SC

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

Gill Newberry    gn07_s_rhombifolia_habita

July        

Habit.

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sida_rhombifolia

July        

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

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

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

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

JK Marlow    jkm130824_558

August    Spartanburg County    SC

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

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

JK Marlow    jkm130824_561

August    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

JK Marlow    jkm130824_615

August    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

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

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

JK Marlow    jkm140814_603

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

JK Marlow    jkm140814_606

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Sida rhombifolia var. rhombifolia

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

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

JK Marlow    jkm161106_142

November    Williamsburg County    SC

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

JK Marlow    jkm161106_143

November    Williamsburg County    SC