Digital Herbaria

Ruellia metziae

Ruellia metziae Tharp

White Ruellia, Metz's wild petunia, Metz Wild Petunia, Wild White Petunia

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Ruellia metzae

White Wild petunia


Location: Disturbed area, SE corner of house, Box 5728, Boerne, TX Los Indios Ranch Rd.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Among Juniperus in semi-shade and full sun of deep, disturbed soil.

Description: White flowers on this specimen, but white flowers appeared in July, and blue flowers joined them in August. Plants 1-2'.

County: Kendall
Collector: Kristina Coates
Collection Date: July 11, 1992
Specimen number: 4

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0252
Accession Date: Aug. 17, 1992
Accession Number: 18

Annotations: SCFRK

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