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IPM1023, New January 2005

Missouri Weed Seeds

Malvaceae (Mallow family)

Broadleaf plant family

Several species of the mallow family are among the most common broadleaf weeds in Missouri. These include velvetleaf and prickly sida. Cotton is also a member of this family.

Anoda, spurred Anoda, spurred
Anoda cristata
 

Mallow, common Mallow, common
Malva neglect
 

Mallow, rose Mallow, rose
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
 

Sida, prickly Sida, prickly
Sida spinosa
 

Velvetleaf Velvetleaf
Abutilon theophrasti
 

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

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