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Digital Herbaria

Commelina virginica

Commelina virginica L.

Virginia Dayflower

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

USDA Symbol: COVI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Commelina virginica

Tropical Dayflower


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Some shade to partly sunny; fairly good soil with higher humus contant than normal.

Description: Standard dayflower; decumbent, 15-20 stems arising from flat 15 cm crown; stems reddish, 5-6 dm long, 2 mm dia; leaves lanceolate, 2 x 6 cm, petiole 2 cm; internodal distance 5-7 cm; spathe 14 x 21 mm with 2-3 mm peduncle, 6 mm thick. Flower opening at sunrise.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Aug 2, 1994
Specimen number: 111

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0912
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1994
Accession Number: 67

Annotations: (In flower & fruit)

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