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Digital Herbaria

Ruellia davisiorum

Ruellia davisiorum Tharp & F.A. Barkley

Rio Grande Wild Petunia

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Ruellia davisiorum

Drummond's Wild Petunia


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun to partial shade in limestone derived soils, rocky and stoney.

Description: Numerous stems up to 1 m tall. Perennial, but dies back each winter. Flowers are purple and occur in axils of leaves, to 2.5 cm in dia, 5-lobed and symmetrical. Leaves are ovate to ovate-elliptical in shape, 2.5 x 5 cm.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Sep 2, 1994
Specimen number: 125

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0926
Accession Date: Sep 27, 1994
Accession Number: 69

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)

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