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Ruellia blechum
green shrimp plant Acanthus Family
Ruellia blechum Acanthaceae
common names
  green shrimp plant
  Browne's blechum
accepted scientific name
  Ruellia blechum L.
rules for finding collection records
  Blechnum pyramidatum (2)
  Blechum brownei (78)
  Blechum pyramidatum (94)
  Ruellia blechum (161)
family name
Image Author: ©2015 Barry Hammel
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 3rd week of July

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

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