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Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia caroliniensis)

  • Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia Caroliniensis) http://www.sagebud.com/carolina-wild-petunia-ruellia-caroliniensis
    Credit: “Jon Zander (Digon3)" | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia Caroliniensis) http://www.sagebud.com/carolina-wild-petunia-ruellia-caroliniensis
    Credit: “Jon Zander (Digon3)" | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia Caroliniensis) http://www.sagebud.com/carolina-wild-petunia-ruellia-caroliniensis
    Credit: “Jon Zander (Digon3)" | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia Caroliniensis) http://www.sagebud.com/carolina-wild-petunia-ruellia-caroliniensis
    Credit: “Jon Zander (Digon3)" | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia Caroliniensis) http://www.sagebud.com/carolina-wild-petunia-ruellia-caroliniensis
    Credit: “Jon Zander (Digon3)" | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia Caroliniensis) http://www.sagebud.com/carolina-wild-petunia-ruellia-caroliniensis
    Credit: “Jon Zander (Digon3)" | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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Ruellia Caroliniensis, or more commonly know as Carolina Wild Petunia, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Ruellia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Ruellia Caroliniensis or Carolina Wild Petunia's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ruellia
  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NJ (E) PA (X)
  • State T/E Common Name: NJ (Carolina petunia) PA (Carolina petunia)




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