An Ilima shrub and flower
An Ilima shrub flower
An Ilima groundcover flower

‘Ilima (Sida fallax) is an indigenous plant that has different forms. It can be a groundcover or a shrub and it can have different colored flowers. The top two photo show the shrub form, while the bottom two are of the groundcover.

I often see this groundcover in the same areas as the Jacquemontia sandwicensis vine.

For more information, go to http://nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Sida_fallax.

An Ilima groundcover plant

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