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Prostrate Wild Petunia (Ruellia prostrata)

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  • Prostrate Wild Petunia (Ruellia Prostrata) http://www.sagebud.com/prostrate-wild-petunia-ruellia-prostrata/
    Credit: J.M.Garg | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
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Ruellia Prostrata, or more commonly know as Prostrate 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 Prostrata or Prostrate Wild Petunia's floral region is Hawaii, specifically in the state of Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ruellia
  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: HI (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: H(FAC)




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