OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ruellia pinetorum   FAMILY Acanthaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ruellia pedunculata ssp. pinetorum   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 171-03-002:
Ruellia pinetorum   FAMILY Acanthaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Wild-petunia


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ruellia pinetorum   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ruellia pedunculata ssp. pinetorum   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 171-03-002:
Ruellia pinetorum   FAMILY Acanthaceae

 

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3087

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Dry to wet pinelands and prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles to 3mm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue-violet (rarely pink)
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed funnelform corolla
4 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Brown/Yellow-brown
Capsule

 

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