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Ruellia nudiflora
wild petunia Acanthus Family
Ruellia nudiflora Acanthaceae
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common names
  wild petunia
  violet wild petunia
accepted scientific name
  Ruellia nudiflora (Engelm. & A. Gray) Urb.
rules for finding collection records
  Ruellia nudiflora (495)
  Ruellia runyonii (20)
  Ruellia tuberosa (13)
  exclude Ruellia nudiflora occidentalis
  exclude Ruellia nudiflora yucatana
family name
  Acanthaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Thomas Van Devender, downloaded from SEINet
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 1.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (19%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Southeastern Flora (19)
UT Austin BIO 406D (7)
Cal Photos (7)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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