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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Family Results

Category: Dicots
Family Name: Acanthaceae


Dicliptera - [maps | photos]

  • Dicliptera brachiata (Pursh) Spreng.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: branched foldwing

Justicia - [maps | photos]

  • Justicia americana (L.) Vahl
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: American water willow

Ruellia - [maps | photos]

  • Ruellia humilis Nutt.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: fringeleaf wild petunia
  • Ruellia strepens L.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative -
    Common Name: limestone wild petunia

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dr. Jessica M. Budke or Margaret Oliver.

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