Tag: Velvetleaf

More About Velvetleaf

Velvetleaf [Abutilon theophrasti] photo was taken in a cornfield behind Fletcher Park on 1 September 2014. All About Weeds, by Edwin Rollin Spencer says this about the plant, on page 158: Velvet-leaf, velvet-weed, Indian mallow, butter print, pie plant, Cotton-weed, and Indian hemp are all rather descriptive names of this common weed found in cornfields …

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Velvetleaf or Indian Mallow

Velvetleaf or Indian Mallow [Abutilon theophrasti] photos were taken at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, Pisgah Forest, NC on 20 July 2013, and at Fletcher Park on 6 September 2013. It’s the member of the Mallow (Malvaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 204-205, states it blooms in summer and fall and grows in waste …

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