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Prickly sida vs. Arrowleaf sida

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Prickly sida

(Sida spinosa)

Fully grown prickly sida pictured multiple green leaves and jagged margins on the foliage.
		Seed photo: Small brown round seeds pictured with two small spikes at top of each seed. Seeds are placed next to a dime for size comparison.


Arrowleaf sida

(Sida rhombifolia)

Green diamond shaped leaves with jagged edges pictured.
		Seed photo: Small brown round seeds that resemble gravel are pictured. Seeds are placed next to a dime for size comparison.


One weed seed is enough to start an infestation.

Publication 3656 (POD-06-21)

By Taghi Bararpour, PhD, Assistant Extension/Research Professor, and Jason Bond, PhD, Extension/Research Professor, Delta Research and Extension Center.

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