Tuberous Sida

Tuberous Sida
Flower
Tuberous Sida closing
Capsule closing over flower just after dawn; closed seed capsule below and behind.

Latin: Sida physocalyx Gray

Family: Mallow (Malvaceae)

Size: To 0.75 in. wide.

Date: 6/01/2001

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Notes: 7 species of Sida in Arizona.

Tuberous Sida entry in the online edition of An Illustrated Guide to Arizona Weeds, Kittie F. Parker, University of Arizona Press.

This plant is found on the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch Working Check list of flora.