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.