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Sida (Sida abutifolia)
sidaDESCRIPTION: Also known as Sida filicaulis and Sida procumbens. Perennial to 3'. Flowers (7/8" wide) are yellow. Five flat petals are indented at tips and are longer than the sepals. Leaves simple, lobed, slightly folded upward, lance-shaped, dark green, occur along stem, and are up to 1" long. Stems are erect or sprawling, pinkish, and hairy. Malvaceae (Mallow) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom February - April and August - December.

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