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Sida abutifolia

Spreading Fanpetals

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: mountains, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate to ovate to cordate
leaf margin3: toothed
Flower color2: white or whitish to yellow
Flowering period2: Apr. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Synonym(s)1: Sida filicaulis, Sida procumbens
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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