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Bamboo-like with purple flowers

Posted by ptw016 Central Texas (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 29, 09 at 21:37

This plant spreads all over and likes to gather as clumps. It's basically tall skinny dark sticks that have a purple flower in the spring. They have shallow roots and pull up very easily. I'm pretty sure it's not Mexican Petunia. It looks like a bamboo plant but I haven't seen bamboo like this before.

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RE: Bamboo-like with purple flowers

Mexican Petunia?

Here is a link that might be useful: Ruellia brittoniana

RE: Bamboo-like with purple flowers

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Thu, Apr 30, 09 at 0:00

Bamboos are grasses with grass-like flowers.

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