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Read more about Velvetleaf at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Velvetleaf, Indian Mallow, Butterprint
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Roxanna Martin rlm72608_063
July Spartanburg County SC
A stout plant up to 5' tall, soft-hairy throughout, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org bug_1459828
Leaves heart-shaped with a tapering point, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Jan Samanek, State Phytosanitary Administration, Bugwood.org bug_5256068
Petiole 3-12 cm, stellate hairy, per Flora of China.
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org bug_5439888
Fruit a ring of united carpels, each extended into an awn and pubescent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org bug_5439889
Flowers less than 1" wide with bright yellow petals, growing in leaf axils, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.