spurred anoda

COMMON NAME: Spurred anoda
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Anoda cristata
FAMILY: Malvaceae
LIFECYCLE: Annual
FEATURES: Solitary palmately veined leaves, similar to cotton. Fruiting structure similar to velvetleaf, but
enclosed in five sepals or bracts which are covered in hairs. Flowers are five petal and white to
purple in color.
DESCRIPTION: Often referred to as wild cotton due to similarity to cotton. Common weed of cotton.

Flower / Seed Head Flower

Flower / Seed Head
Flower

Additional Individual plant

Additional
Individual plant

Additional Individual plant

Additional
Individual plant

Flower / Seed Head Sideview of fruit

Flower / Seed Head
Sideview of fruit

Leaf Stem and leaf of spurred anoda

Leaf
Stem and leaf of spurred anoda

Flower / Seed Head Top of fruit

Flower / Seed Head
Top of fruit

Additional Weed infestation

Additional
Weed infestation