Commelina erecta L. var. angustifolia (Michx.) Fernald
Narrow-leaf Dayflower, Whitemouth dayflower
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)USDA Symbol: COERA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Commelina erecta var. angustifolia
Day Flower, Widow's Tears
Location: 50 m north of North Oakwell Farms Pky & 4 m north of walking path west of Grandburg Circle--Oakwell Farms.
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.
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