1. Sida abutilifolia Miller, Gard. Dict. ed. 8. Sida no. 12. 1768. (as abutifolia).
Creeping sida, hierba del buen día, axocatzín Creeping sida, hierba del buen día, axocatzín
Sida diffusa Kunth; S. filicaulis Torrey & A. Gray; S. procumbens Swartz; S. supina L’Héritier
Herbs, perennial, 0.3–0.6(–1) m. Stems procumbent, stellate-hairy, hairs multirayed, usually also with simple 1–2 mm hairs. Leaves distributed evenly along stems; stipules inconspicuous, free from petiole, subulate, 1.5–3 mm; petiole 5–15 mm, 1/2 to equaling or exceeding blade, often with simple 1–2 mm hairs; blade ovate to oblong, to
Flowering year-round. Open, arid areas, disturbed habitats; 0–2000 m; Ariz., Fla., N.Mex., Okla., Tex.; Mexico; West Indies; Central America (Costa Rica, Guatemala); South America (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela).
Sida abutilifolia is apparently native from the southern United States to northern South America. Within the flora area, the procumbent-prostrate even mat-forming habit with freely branched, long, flexible stems is quite distinctive.