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Taxon: Calibrachoa parviflora (Juss.) D’Arcy

Genus: Calibrachoa
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Petunioideae
Nomen number: 432002
Place of publication: J. T. Kartesz & K. N. Gandhi, Phytologia 67:465. 1989 Dec (H. J. W. Wijsman, Acta Bot. Neerl. 39:102. 1990 Mar)
Name verified on: 10-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Sep-2003
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • seaside petunia   (Source: Hortus 3 [as Petunia parviflora]) – English
  • wild petunia   (Source: Hortus 3 [as Petunia parviflora]) – English

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas [s. & c.]
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Utah [Washington Co.]
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Federal District, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro
    Brazil: Brazil
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, La Pampa, Mendoza, Rio Negro, Salta, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Caribbean: Cuba


  • Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas.
  • Kartesz, J. T. & K. N. Gandhi. 1989. Nomenclatural notes for the North American flora. I. Phytologia 67:461–467.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [= Petunia parviflora].
  • Turner, B. L. et al. 2003. Atlas of the vascular plants of Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany no. 24.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Wijsman, H. J. W. 1990. On the inter-relationships of certain species of Petunia VI. New names for the species of Calibrachoa formerly included in Petunia (Solanaceae). Acta Bot. Neerl. 39:102. [lists as C. parviflora (Juss.) Wijsman].
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).


Check other web resources for Calibrachoa parviflora (Juss.) D’Arcy:


  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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