All Things Gardening forum: Help with "weed" identification

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krystenr1
Nov 14, 2017 11:49 AM CST
What is this flowering plant that my neighbor has deemed a weed?


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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Nov 14, 2017 4:49 PM CST
Palmer's Indian Mallow (Abutilon palmeri)
http://www.theodorepayne.org/m...
https://www.smgrowers.com/prod...
http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bi...
http://calscape.org/Abutilon-p...)
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Name: Deb
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Bonehead
Nov 14, 2017 5:42 PM CST
Krysten, what a lovely native flower! The 3rd link provided by Lin has a place to add an observation of the plant, you might want to contribute to that. If this is growing in your yard, I would encourage you to integrate it into your landscape.
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purpleinopp
Nov 17, 2017 2:44 PM CST
Maybe the neighbor was referring to the grass?
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