OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Commelinales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Commelina caroliniana   FAMILY Commelinaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Commelina caroliniana   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Commelina caroliniana

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)

Commelina diffusa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 038-01-005:

Commelina caroliniana   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Commelina caroliniana

 

COMMON NAME:
Indian Dayflower


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Commelina caroliniana   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Commelina caroliniana   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Commelina caroliniana

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Commelina diffusa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 038-01-005:
Commelina caroliniana   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Commelina caroliniana

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4224

Forb
Annual

Habitat: Moist disturbed areas, fields, per Weakley's Flora

Non-native: India & Bangladesh

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3-merous
3 sepals, the lateral two partly united
3 petals, the upper two large and the lowest smaller
3 fertile stamens, 3 sterile stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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