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common wireweed
Sida acuta
Sida acuta
common wireweed Mallow Family
Sida acuta Malvaceae
common name
  common wireweed
accepted scientific name
  Sida acuta Burm. f.
rules for finding collection records
  Sida acuta (35)
  Sida carpinifolia (0)
family name
  • Malvaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of January thru end of September
Not native. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Sida acuta   Burm. f.   (TSN: 21726, Index: 889)

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Family Names