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Prickly Sida

Sida spinosa

Prickly Sida is a plant that five years ago wouldn't have gotten on this list but it has been increasing in popularity and is now a localized problem in some areas. A member of the mallow family, it has sharp spines on the stem.

Photo of Prickly Sida

Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension