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Abutilon theophrasti


an invasive species from Asia, thankfully, this was first one I have seen and the only one I saw around.


trail, forest edge


I spotted this along the bruce trail near Fireman's park. I was surprised to see this flower as I've hiked a lot around Niagara and never seen it before. I was also surprised to learn that it can be an invasive species in croplang.

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RiekoS 7 years ago

I don't think I have seen this plant, but I will let you know when I find it :-)

dandoucette 7 years ago

I could see them being wonderful in a dried flower arrangement shekainah. Thanks Rieko. Have you seen these on your property?

RiekoS 7 years ago

Beautiful pictures. Congratulations for your fist spotting!

Considered a nuisance weed by local farmers, got lots of this in cultivated lands in our region. But I find the shapes of the flowers beautiful and when dyed they make good accent on dried flower arrangements.

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Spotted on Sep 8, 2012
Submitted on Sep 29, 2012

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