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Mexican petunia

Ruellia simplex

Description:

This is a native plant to the U.S. This plant has many leaves and quite a few flowers. The flowers are a light violet color.

Habitat:

The violas habitat is in most countries but grows more in the illinois. The viola grows in the in open woodlands,savannas,woodland edges,and on the side of rivers and lakes. However,some people grow violas in their backyard or gardens. The viola grows mostly in the summer

Notes:

I found this plant in our spady butterfly garden

2 Species ID Suggestions

Petunia
Petunia Petunia
ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago
Mexican Petunia
Ruellia simplex Ruellia simplex


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9 Comments

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

Hello,

Though the common name of this plant is Mexican Petunia...it is not really in the petunia family. Makes it a bit confusing.

AliceGreenup
AliceGreenup 7 years ago

Teresa we don't usually score other people's spottings on project Noah. Are you a flower enthusiast?

Great work!

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Cjagentdave
Cjagentdave 7 years ago

cool

wyatt10012
wyatt10012 7 years ago

sup clive i'm on both your mission and mylo's

arnott.myles
arnott.myles 7 years ago

Yeah I got it i'm gonna send the pictures to my email today so I can post them.

Cjagentdave
Cjagentdave 7 years ago

Did u get the email mylo

Cjagentdave
Cjagentdave 7 years ago

Lol

arnott.myles
arnott.myles 7 years ago

Nice pic dude it was funny how we were chasing that Monarch butterfly around trying to take a good picture of it XD

Cjagentclyve
Spotted by
Cjagentclyve

Delray Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 24, 2013
Submitted on May 25, 2013

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