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Petunia

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderSolanalesPotatoes, eggplants, tomatoes, peppers, tobacco, petunias, sweet potatoes, morning glories, many others
FamilySolanaceaeNightshade or potato family
GenusPetuniaFrom petun, a native American name for tobacco

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Petunia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Jan 2011.

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Petunia (Petunia)

Petunia (Petunia) · 8/4/2007 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA