Sida abutifolia P. Mill.  
Family: Malvaceae
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[Sida diffusa H.B. & K.,  more]
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Max Licher  
Plant: perennial herb; Procumbent perennial herbs, stellate-pubescent and usually with simple hairs 1-2 mm long Leaves: ovate to oblong, crenate, up to 1.5 cm long (occasionally larger) Flowers: solitary in the leaf axils on slender pedicels; calyx 4-5(-7) mm long; petals white, 5-6 mm long; styles 5 Fruit: FRUITS oblate-conical schizocarp, pubescent, 5 mm diameter; mericarps 5, with apical spines 0-0.5 mm long; SEEDS solitary, glabrous Misc: Arid, sandy plains and on roadsides; 750-1800 m (2500-6000 ft); flowering throughout the year REFERENCES: Fryxell, Paul A. 1994. Malvaceae. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 27(2), 222-236.
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Max Licher  
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Patrick Alexander  
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Patrick Alexander  
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