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Commelina erecta var. angustifolia

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

Whitemouth Dayflower, Narrow-leaf Dayflower, Widow's Tears

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Commelina erecta var. angustifolia

Narrowleaf Dayflower


Location: On hill south of the south Gate House--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Shady, rocky hill. Less than normal moisture. On limestone.

Description: Large, juicy stem. Deep blue lateral petals, lower petal small and white. Spathe open at top, closed on adaxial side, bluntly angled across the top. Stems never rooting at nodes.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 28, 1987
Specimen number: 176

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0407
Accession Date: Jun 27, 1993
Accession Number: 32

Annotations: SCXXB

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