Newly-emerged cotyledons.


Cotyledons and first leaves.  Key characteristics: densely hairy, one cotyledon is rounded while the other is more or less heart-shaped.  Leaves are alternate and contain some teeth.

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Vegetative plants.  Key characteristics: leaves are heart-shaped, "velvety" to the touch because of dense pubescence and alternate.

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Flower.  Key characteristics: yellow-colored and have 5 petals.

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Fruit.  Key characteristics: cup-shaped which contains 9 to 15 compartments, each containing seed.


Seed.  Seed are kidney-shaped, gray-brown and have a few sparse hairs.  Length is 3.0 to 4.0 mm.

Life cycle: summer annual.