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Mexican petunia
Ruellia simplex
Ruellia simplex
Mexican petunia Acanthus Family
Ruellia simplex Acanthaceae
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English common name
  •Mexican petunia
Spanish common names
  •petunia mejicana
  •campanita mejicana
accepted scientific name
  •Ruellia simplex C. Wright
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  •Ruellia simplex (350)
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is about 1.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of September thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (56%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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