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Carolina wild petunia
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina wild petunia Acanthus Family
Ruellia caroliniensis Acanthaceae
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common name
  Carolina wild petunia
accepted scientific name
  Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud.
rules for finding collection records
  Ruellia caroliniensis (2700)
  exclude Ruellia caroliniensis caroliniensis succulenta
  exclude Ruellia caroliniensis ciliosa
  exclude Ruellia caroliniensis ciliosa cinerascens
  exclude Ruellia caroliniensis cinerascens
family name
  Acanthaceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Riparian
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