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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Ruellia nudiflora (Violet Ruellia)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons, mountains
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: opposite,ovate
Flower Color: lavender or violet or purple
Flowering Period: May to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Acanthaceae (acanthus family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2014. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 8. Eudicots: Acanthaceae to Apocynaceae. Phytoneuron 2014-85, 1-71 page 10 (8.5 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Ruellia nudiflora (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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