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Plant Form: Perennial or annual herb or small shrub.
Size: 30 cm to 1.5 m tall.
Stem: Woody, branching several times, round, fibrous, covered in fine hairs.
Leaves: Lance shaped with serrated edges, alternately arranged on stem.
Flowers: Yellow, usually singular sometimes in pairs.
Fruit and Seeds: Hard structure that goes from green to brown as matures, sometimes in clusters, breaking apart into 8-10 wedge shaped seeds.
Habitat: Roadsides, pastures, rangelands, plantations, campsites.
Distinguishing Features: Very similar to other Sida species. Distinguished from Malvastrum species by having a second layer of bracts below flower (epicalyx).
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