Flora of the Southeastern United States
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ACANTHACEAE

Ruellia strepens Linnaeus. Limestone Wild-petunia, Limestone Ruellia. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Calcareous forests, woodlands, and fields. Dist: NJ west to OH and IA, south to se., sc., and ne. NC, e. SC, AL, and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo2, NcTx, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Long (1970), Turner (1991), Wasshausen (1998); > Ruellia strepens var. cleistantha – Tx; > Ruellia strepens var. strepens – Tx

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