Date Posted: Dec 30, 2016
Fanpetals (Sida spp.) bloom year-round in dry uplands and ruderal and disturbed areas. This member of the Hibiscus family attracts bees and butterfies, including the tropical checkered skipper, for which it is a larval host. Fanpetals do well in naturalistic landscapes as they can become weedy if not maintained.
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Photo of common fanpetals (Sida ulmifolia) by Grace Howell.
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