Narrow-leaf Dayflower, Whitemouth dayflower
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)
USDA Symbol: COERA
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Commelina erecta var. angustifolia
Dayflower, Narrowleaf Dayflower
Location: On hill south of the south Gate House--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Normal moisture. In thin soil on limestone. Shady.
Description: Much branched perennial from tuberous roots. Leaves linear, 8-10 cm long, about 5x as long as wide. Stems green. Internodes to 10 cm. Spathe about 2 cm long, open at top, closed on adaxial side. Plant never rooting at nodes.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 28, 1987
Specimen number: 178
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0408
Accession Date: Jun 27, 1993
Accession Number: 32