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Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. succulenta (Carolina wild petunia)
Cressler, Alan

Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. succulenta

Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. caroliniensis var. succulenta (Small) R.W. Long

Carolina Wild Petunia, Thickleaf Wild Petunia

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

Synonym(s): Ruellia succulenta

USDA Symbol: RUCAS7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Accepted name for this taxon under ICN rules is Ruellia caroliniensis var. succulenta.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 8 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: FL

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. succulenta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. succulenta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. succulenta

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-04-15
Research By: JAM

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