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Abutilon theophrasti

Velvetleaf is very aptly named because the large leaves are velvety-hairy. A leading weed problem in corn, soybeans, and other cultivated crops. A member of the mallow family, the pie-shaped seed capsule is unique.

Photo of Velvetleaf

Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension