Ruellia caroliniensis

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Ruellia caroliniensis
Wild Petunia Flower 5.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Ruellia
Species: R. caroliniensis
Binomial name
Ruellia caroliniensis
(J.F.Gmel.) Steud.

Ruellia caroliniensis, the Carolina wild petunia,[1] is a wild petunia with blue or violet flowers that appear in the spring, summer, and autumn. Its leaves are light green.[2] This species is native to the southeastern United States.


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