Can you please help me identify this plant

General    Illinois

It is a nature transplant.
So I have no idea. I could tell straight away it was not a weed so i let it grow it is now about 2-1/2ft tall and growing strong main stem and branches are the most velvety i have ever felt on a plant or anywhwere for that matter.. best I can do is tell what it is not. Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you

Posted by: Charles (1 point) Charles
Posted: July 15, 2020

Charles commented,
Kinda got picture descriptions messed up..whole plant and bud growth are swapped..
6 months ago.


Please can you address questions to https://ask.extension.org/ask
We have limited capacity here and focus our efforts on Africa and other low-income farming settings.
Thank you

Posted by: Rimnoma Serge Ouedraogo (14 points) Rimnoma Serge Ouedraogo
Posted: July 16, 2020

The plant is Abutilon theophrasti, a noxious weed commonly known as velvetleaf or buttonweed. You would be best-off to remove it before the seed matures.

Posted by: Charlie B. (2 points) Charlie B.
Posted: August 3, 2020

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