Single Carolina Wild Petunia Flower

Ruellia caroliniensis

Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia caroliniensis)

Family: Acanthus (Acanthaceae)
– Type: Herbaceous perennial
– Native Range: Southeastern United States
– Sun: Part sun or shade
– Location: Burlington, NC
– Forage: Nectar and pollen
– NOTES:
Flowers are characteristically funnel-form in sessile clusters at the upper nodes.