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, spurredAnoda, spurred
Anoda cristata

Mallow, commonMallow, common
Malva neglect

Mallow, roseMallow, rose
Hibiscus lasiocarpos

Sida, pricklySida, prickly
Sida spinosa

Abutilon theophrasti

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

Publication No. IPM1023-29