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Commelina erecta var. angustifolia

Commelina erecta L. var. angustifolia (Michx.) Fernald

Narrow-leaf Dayflower, Whitemouth dayflower

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

USDA Symbol: COERA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Commelina erecta var. angustifolia

Day Flower, Widow's Tears

Commelinaceae

Location: 50 m north of North Oakwell Farms Pky & 4 m north of walking path west of Grandburg Circle--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Common. Alluvial, alkaline soil. Partial sun.

Description: Erect to sprawling perennial, tuberous rooted. 1-1.5 mm dia, much branched. Leaves more than 5 times as long as wide. Sheaths about 18 mm long. Spathes closed on adaxial side, 18 mm long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 14, 1987
Specimen number: 125

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0388
Accession Date: May 25, 1993
Accession Number: 24

Annotations: SCXRB 035

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