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Asiatic Dayflower

Commelina communis

Description:

Pretty little weed in the grass.

Habitat:

In the lawn of a beach condo

Notes:

In China it is used as a medicinal herb with febrifugal, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, and diuretic effects. Additionally, it is also used for treating sore throats and tonsillitis.Recent pharmacological investigations have revealed that the Asiatic dayflower contains at least five active compounds. Wikipedia

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Sarasota, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.26, Long: -82.53

Spotted on Jun 9, 2012
Submitted on Jun 9, 2012

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