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Ruellia caroliniensis (J. F. Gmel. ) Steud.
CAROLINA WILD PETUNIA
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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. Carolina Wild Petunia
Acanthaceae — Acanthus family
Uncommon native
Ruellia caroliniensis
Franklin County, VA
July 2005 Ruellia caroliniensis
Lighthouse Road
July 2014

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Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud.
Carolina wild petunia

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General Information
Symbol: RUCA4
Group: Dicot
Family: Acanthaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Acanthaceae – Acanthus family
Genus Ruellia L. – wild petunia
Species Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. – Carolina wild petunia

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 7 subspecies of Ruellia caroliniensis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Ruellia caroliniensis</i>
(J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. <i>
caroliniensis </i>
Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis
Carolina wild petunia Distribution of <i>
Ruellia caroliniensis</i>
(J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. <i>
caroliniensis</i>
var. <i>
caroliniensis </i>
Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. caroliniensis
Carolina wild petunia Distribution of <i>
Ruellia caroliniensis</i>
(J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. <i>
caroliniensis</i>
var. <i>
serrulata</i>
Tharp & F.A. Barkley
Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. serrulata
Carolina wild petunia Distribution of <i>
Ruellia caroliniensis</i>
(J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. <i>
caroliniensis</i>
var. <i>
succulenta</i>
(Small) R.W. Long
Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. succulenta
Carolina wild petunia Distribution of <i>
Ruellia caroliniensis</i>
(J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. <i>
ciliosa</i>
(Pursh) R.W. Long
Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. ciliosa
Carolina wild petunia Distribution of <i>
Ruellia caroliniensis</i>
(J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. <i>
ciliosa</i>
(Pursh) R.W. Long var. <i>
cinerascens</i>
(Fernald) Kartesz & Gandhi
Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. ciliosa var. cinerascens
Carolina wild petunia Distribution of <i>
Ruellia caroliniensis</i>
(J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. <i>
ciliosa</i>
(Pursh) R.W. Long var. <i>
heteromorpha</i>
(Fernald) R.W. Long
Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. ciliosa var. heteromorpha
Carolina wild petunia

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
New Jersey Carolina petunia Endangered
Pennsylvania Carolina petunia Extirpated

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FAC

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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (RUCA4)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (RUCA4)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (RUCA4)

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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Small-flowered Ruellia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0040 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Wild-petunia
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© 2016 Keir Morse

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