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Post  Windsor.Parker on 9/23/2013, 2:01 pm

Snapped this one a couple months ago.

And here it is Today.

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Re: What's this?

Post  camprn on 9/23/2013, 2:35 pm

Almost looks like a type of Mallow........ sort of. what does the Extension Service have to say?

http://stardragonflyherbals.blogspot.com/2012/07/medicinal-mystery-plant-and-cool-soup.html


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abutilon_theophrasti

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Post  pattipan on 9/23/2013, 2:50 pm

Velvetleaf: Abutilon theophrasti. And it is in the mallow family. Pretty leaves, tiny yellow flowers, but it's still a weed. Smile
http://www.ppws.vt.edu/scott/weed_id/abuth.htm

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Post  Windsor.Parker on 9/23/2013, 4:05 pm

Thanks for the quick replies camprn and pattipan.you rock 
I've checked the links you each supplied, so I've gained some knowledge and useful information.
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Post  Goosegirl on 9/24/2013, 8:43 am

It is also called Indian Mallow, and used to be planted on purpose - those seed heads were used as a stamp on butter pats for decoration once upon a time.  But it is so invasive that intentional planting was stopped.  Yet it still thrives.....

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