Wild Florida Photo - Sida ulmifolia - Common wireweed

Sida ulmifolia

Common wireweed
Common fanpetals
Southern sida

Synonym(s): Sida acuta

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 12/23/01
Matanzas Prov, Cuba 02/18/19
Matanzas Prov, Cuba 02/18/19
Volusia Co. FL 12/23/01

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A common plant of disturbed sites throughout the peninsula and in some north Florida and panhandle counties. The range includes the coastal states from Texas to South Carolina, plus Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
The yellow-white flowers have five petals with the bases united, on pedicels less than 1 cm (~ 3/8") long.


Sida ulmifolia is a member of the Malvaceae - Mallow family.

Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016

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