Ruellia prostrata Poir. prostrate wild petunia

Symbol: RUPR18
Group: Dicot
Family: Acanthaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status:
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass   Asteridae
Order   Scrophulariales
Family   Acanthaceae – Acanthus family
Genus   Ruellia L. – wild petunia
Species   Ruellia prostrata Poir. – prostrate wild petunia
Introduced Information: This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts.

Source: USDA