Velvetleaf Abutilon theophrasti MedicusNon-native  Synonyms: Abutilon abutilon, Medic.

Status:

"Naturalized from India; New England, westward and southward" (Reed, 1964).

Relationships:

Host plant for Common Checkered Skipper and the leaf-mining fly Calycomyza malvae.

There are 145 records in the project database.

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Velvetleaf growing in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/21/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in fruit in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/15/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/31/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/2/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/31/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/30/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/4/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/2/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/9/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/9/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/9/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). It is an introduced species from southern Asia. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf flower and seedpods in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/5/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Harford Co., Maryland (7/29/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/12/1983). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (8/20/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/15/2014). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/5/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/4/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Kent Co., Maryland (7/26/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf in Kent Co., Maryland (7/27/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)


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