Do you have any idea what this weed is?

Asked September 29, 2015, 10:58 AM EDT

It is located in the Spokane Valley. This grows to be about 6 feet tall and has little melon-colored flowers. Can you help me identify this weed?

Spokane County Washington weeds weed control invasive weeds invasive velvet leaf jlk velvetleaf horticulture albutilon noxious

1 Response

It looks like velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti). It's an annual weed. It's also classified as a class B invasive that Spokane County requires you to remove and destroy before it spreads. If you have any questions about this, call:

Spokane County Noxious Weed Control Board
222 North Havana
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 477-5777

Here's some information about the plant: Velvetleaf.