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Widow's tears

Commelina sp

Description:

Thanks to Sukanya and Gary, I think this is probably Asiatic dayflower, (Commelina communis), a species introduced to Europe from Far East. Members of Commelinaceae family are also known as 'Widow's Tears'. The plant observed is a vine, crawling over rocks, with small blue flowers; flowers less than 2 cm at their widest point.

Habitat:

Crawling over rocks and stairs hewn in rock, on periphery of a village in the interieur of Peljesac. Mediterranean environment.


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Widow's tears
Commelina sp. Commelina - Wikipedia


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4 Comments

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 a month ago

The dayflowers (commelina sp.) are very common in Texas.

Gary17
Gary17 a month ago

Zlatan Celebic,
Commelina communis is introduced here in the US, too. I've seen it as far north as New England growing wild. And this afternoon while taking a walk in the town near where I live I saw plants very much like yours in a garden. I'll be posting photos of them soon.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a month ago

Wow, that was real fast! Thanks you both, Sukanya and Gary.

Gary17
Gary17 a month ago

Looks like a species Commelina such as Commelina communis .

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Croatia

Lat: 42.89, Long: 17.50

Spotted on Jul 10, 2019
Submitted on Aug 5, 2019

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