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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Sida spinosa L.
Prickly fanpetals

Sida spinosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Collected once in 1982 on Crawl Key by George N. Avery (2388, FTG). A specimen at USF needs to be examined.

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Sida spinosa has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Sida spinosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton