North Carolina Wildflowers

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American water-willow (Justicia americana)

American water-willow (Justicia americana)

Durham Co., NC
2 July 2005
American water-willow (Justicia americana) same as above
Carolina Wild-petunia (Ruellia caroliniensis) Carolina Wild-petunia (Ruellia caroliniensis)
Person Co., NC
13 June 2006

Common statewide in NC in various habitats.

Annotated habitat and distribution information listed above is from Radford, Ahles, & Bell. 1968. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. UNC Press; and from personal observations and discussions with Will Cook, Harry LeGrand, and Bob Wilbur. Common names from personal experience and supplemented by the following resources USDA plants website, Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and NatureServe.

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