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Plant Form: Erect perennial herb or subshrub.
Size: Up to 1 m tall.
Stem: Covered with dense whitish, felty hairs.
Leaves: Alternate, undivided, broadly to narrowly heart-shaped, with toothed margins, densely covered with whitish, felty hairs.
Flowers: Clustered, yellow to pale orange, with five petals. Stamens numerous, fused at the base.
Fruit and Seeds: Dry, dark brown, breaking apart into 8-10 one-seeded, wedge-shaped pieces with two curved barbs.
Habitat: Open woodlands, pastures, grasslands, crops, gardens.
Distinguishing Features: Differs from Spiny-head sida (Sida acuta) and Common sida (S. rhombifolia) in the heart-shaped leaves with dense white hairs.
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