velvetleaf

COMMON NAME: Velvetleaf
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abutilon theophrasti
FAMILY: Malvaceae
LIFECYCLE: Annual
FEATURES: Solitary palmately veined leaves, velvety leaf texture with very fine hairs. Upright growth habit.
Solitary five petal yellow flowers forming a cup-like fruiting structure with distinct ribs.
DESCRIPTION: Tall growing herbaceous annual weed in the Malvaceae family. Common weed in conventionally
grown cotton.

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