Digital Herbaria

Commelina erecta var. angustifolia

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

Narrow-leaf Dayflower, Whitemouth dayflower

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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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.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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

Annotations: SCXRB

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