Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai - Hairy Crabweed
Family - Moraceae
Flowering - July - November.
Habitat - Disturbed sites, lawns.
Origin - Native to tropical Asia.
Other information - This weedy species can be found scattered throughout much of Alabama and is probably more common than reported. The plant can be identified by its toothed, alternate leaves, clusters of small flowers, and villosulous stems.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Lee County, AL., 8-19-04.