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Sonoran Desert Plants
Sida abutifolia (Spreading Fanpetals)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Sida abutifolia

 Sida abutifolia

 Sida abutifolia

Habitat: mountains,rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: alternate,simple,lanceolate to ovate to cordate,toothed
Flower Color: white or whitish to yellow
Flowering Period: Apr. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.J.S. Davis, and R. Lindley. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 16. Eudicots: Malpighiaceae to Moraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-60: 1-54. Published 5 November 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 30 (6.9 MB pdf)

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