Mexican ruellia

Ruellia simplex

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Ruellia simplex (Britton's wild petunia, Mexican petunia, Mexican bluebell) is a species of flowering plant in the acanthus 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.

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  1. (c) Jason Sharp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/78235221@N05/6893464456
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruellia_simplex

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