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Mexican Petunia  Britton's wild petunia,Mexican Petunia,Ruellia simplex,flower Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Welcome to JungleDragon, ShemLoveNature!
    It looks like your location is incorrect. Could you fix that so we can get an idea of where you spotted this beauty? I agree that this is probably Mexican petunia (Ruellia simplex). I will add the species for you.
    Posted 8 months ago
  2. Welcome to JungleDragon! Posted 8 months ago

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''Ruellia simplex'', the Mexican petunia, Mexican bluebell or Britton's wild petunia, is a species of flowering plant in the family Acanthaceae. It is a native of Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. It has become a widespread invasive plant in Florida, where it was likely introduced as an ornamental before 1933.

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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Uploaded Jan 13, 2020. Captured Dec 4, 2019 12:08.
  • Nokia 7 plus
  • f/1.8
  • 8/1000s
  • ISO64
  • 4.28mm