velvetleaf USDA PLANTS Symbol: ABTH
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Abutilon theophrasti Medik

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Malvales: Malvaceae
Synonym(s): butterprint, buttonweed, Indian mallow, velvetleaf Indian mallow, pie-maker
Native Range: Tropical Asia (BAIL);

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Seed(s);
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Dead plant
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Maturing fruit.
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); flower with immature fruit.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Seedling(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Foliage;
Lynn Sosnoskie, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Infestation; Infestation of velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) in a waste area in Morgan County, Colorado.
Phil Westra, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
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Seedling(s);
Ohio State Weed Lab Archive, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s);
Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
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Seed(s);
Ken Chamberlain, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
City of Ann Arbor Michigan Parks and Recreation
Faith Campbell, 1998
James Akerson, Shenandoah National Park (personal communication), 2003.
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
Pacific Northwest Exotic Pest Plant Council, 1998