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Petunia

See list of 2 species in this genus

Report of Petunia ×‌atkinsiana D. Don ex Loud. (as P. ×‌hybrida Vilm.) by Sorrie and Somers (1999) was based on a synonymy that incorrectly included both P. axillaris and P. integrifolia (as P. violacea). Specimens of P. ×‌atkinsiana are unknown from New England.

  • 1a. Corolla white, with a nearly cylindric basal tube 40–60 mm long that is only slightly expanded upward; stamens inserted near the middle of the basal tube of the corolla and extending nearly to the throat; stems usually upright
  • 1b. Corolla purple to light purple or pink-red, with a funnelform basal tube 29–36 mm long that is conspicuously expanded upward; stamens inserted near the base of the basal tube of the corolla and barely extending past the midpoint of the tube; stems sometimes prostrate in basal portion

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