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erect dayflower

Commelina erecta

Description:

Commelina erecta, commonly known as the white mouth dayflower or slender dayflower, is a perennial herb native throughout the Americas, Africa and western Asia. It is considered to be the most variable species of Commelina in North America. Fernald recognized three varieties, but Robert B. Faden has questioned their significance.

Habitat:

ladybird johnson wildflower center at the pond area

Notes:

Family:Commelinaceae Subfamily:Commelinoideae Tribe:Commelineae

1 Species ID Suggestions

jess.blank
jess.blank 9 years ago
Erect Dayflower
Commelina erecta Commelina erecta


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1 Comment

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 9 years ago

thanks for the ID.

SusanEllison
Spotted by
SusanEllison

Austin, Texas

Spotted on May 21, 2011
Submitted on Jun 13, 2011

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