Velvet Leaf (Abutilon theophrasti Medik)

also known as: Indian Mallow, Butterprint, Pie Marker, Velvet Weed, Indian Hemp, Cotton-Weed, Butter-Weed, Buttonweed, etc.


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Division - Magnoliaphyta
Class - Magnoliopsida
Subclass - Dilleniidae
Order - Malvales
Family - Malvaceae
Genus - Abutilon


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This plant is part of the malvaceae family of plants, which includes some incredible ornamental flowers, such as the hollyhock and hibiscus.

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