Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Sida ulmifolia P. Miller. Broomweed, Wireweed. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of the Tropics, the original northern limit uncertain. Usually considered native in peninsular FL, but the area of nativity uncertain.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = FNA6; = Sida carpinifolia – RAB, S; >< Sida acuta – K1, K3, K4, Fryxell (1985), misapplied; > Sida acuta var. acuta – Bah; > Sida acuta var. carpinifolia – Bah; < Sida ulmifolia – Fl4, WH3, WI

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image of plant© Jay Horn source