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. augustifolia



Location: 45 m E of South Gate on Oakwell Farms Pky & 6 m S of the Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry, rocky soil. Partial shade.

Description: Ascending perennial from tuberous roots, never rooting at nodes. Leaves linear-lanceolate, spathe 15-20 mm long, closed on adaxial side. Corolla; 2 large, bright blue petals (posterior); one anterior, smaller and white.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 27, 1987
Specimen number: 274

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0525
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCXXB

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