Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Sida neomexicana Gray
(New Mexico Sida, New Mexico Checker Mallow)
Sida neomexicana is a small spreading herb with pale yellow flowers. The leaves are about the same
size as the petals and are creased in the middle. The leaves have a distinctive red fringe around the edge.
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Sida neomexicana, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Blackhawk Canyon, May 5, 2007
Sida neomexicana, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Bill Evans Road, May 21, 2007
Sida neomexicana, closeup of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Black Range, Kneeling Nun Viewpoint, August 6, 2010
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