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Ruellia noctiflora (Nightflowering wild petunia)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Ruellia noctiflora

Ruellia noctiflora (Nees) A. Gray

Nightflowering wild petunia

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: runo

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ruellia noctiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ruellia noctiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ruellia noctiflora

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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