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WILD PETUNIA
Ruellia strepens

Plant Family.......... Acanthacae (Acanthus Family) Plant Height .... 2 Feet
Leaf Arrangement.. Opposite

Habitat............. Woods Edges
Bloom Date............ May

Flower Color.... Light Purple

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DESCRIPTION

Wild petunia is an erect perennial growing to about 3 feet tall. The leaves are opposite, lance shaped and about 2 inches long. The fairly large flowers are pale blue. Another name for Wild Petunia is Smooth Ruellia. The plant is very common along roadsides and open waste areas in May.

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