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Velvet-leaf - Abutilon theophrasti

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems erect, simple or branched, 20–100 cm. Leaf blades ovate to orbicular, 5–15 cm long. Flowers axillary; calyx 8–14 mm high, divided nearly to the base, the lobes acute; petals yellow, 6–15 mm long, shallowly retuse. Schizocarp 1–2 cm wide, villous with 10 to 15 sections (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to most of temperate N. America; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Velvet-leaf — Abutilon theophrasti.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from