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Pursh's Wild Petunia (Ruellia purshiana)

Ruellia Purshiana, or more commonly know as Pursh's 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 Purshiana or Pursh's Wild Petunia's floral region is North America US Lower 48

  • 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: MD (E) TN (SC)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (Pursh's ruellia) TN (Pursh's wild-petunia)