Patagonia Wildflowers
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large white petunia
Petunia axillaris
Petunia axillaris
large white petunia Nightshade Family
Petunia axillaris Solanaceae
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English common names
  •large white petunia
  •garden petunia
Spanish common names
  •tabaco indio
accepted scientific name
  •Petunia axillaris (Lam.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
rules for finding collection records
  •Petunia axillaris (787)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Tubular shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 2.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 1st week of May
Endemic to southern Brazil and Argentina

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
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