Alan Chadwick and Joseline Stauffacher in Santa Cruz

Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls





Update: Mystery Solved

Pedro Betanncourt of OliveView Farm in Shasta County, California, has informed us that this is Abutilon theophrasti, commonly known as Velvet Leaf. It is a member of the Malva family, native to Asia. In many parts of the country it is considered a noxious weed, since it can rob crops of nutrients and moisture. Its leaves and seeds are edible and, in some parts of the world, are considered a delicacy. For more detailed information, readers may want to consult this resource:

Thank you, Pedro



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