Abutilon abutiloides Shrubby Indian Mallow
SUBSHRUB. Erect, woody stem crowded with grayish-green fuzzy
heart-shaped leaves of different sizes. Flowers yellow, small, with
no spots on petals. Sepals extend well beyond petals. Seedpods have
7 or more carpels (segments) with a distinct spinelike point at the tip
of each carpel. Semi-shade in gravelly places, bajadas, etc.
New growth occurs with summer rains and sometimes in spring after wet winters.
The most common Abutilon in the Empires.