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|Family: Malvaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sida||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sida rhombifolia L.
Habit: Stellate-puberulent. Stem: 3--10 dm, stiff, straight, branches ascending. Leaf: blade 2.5--9 cm, toothed especially in upper 1/2, puberulent, much paler abaxially, generally glabrous adaxially. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in leaf axils. Flower: calyx 5--7 mm, 10-ribbed at base, puberulent; petals (4)7--9 mm; filament tube 2 mm, hairy; styles 10--14, stigmas head-like. Fruit: 4--5 mm diam, glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=14,28.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed places, fields; Elevation: generally < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: GV; Distribution Outside California: native to tropics. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct Note: In California, evidently collected only in 1953, 1964, so may be extirpated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven R. Hill
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Sida
Next taxon: Sida spinosa
Citation for this treatment: Steven R. Hill 2017. Sida rhombifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=44396, accessed on February 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 23, 2017.