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Digital Herbaria

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: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun, on side of W facing hill. Soil, poor, stoney with little humus.

Description: Standard dayflower, petals 18 x 25 mm; sepals 6 x 9 mm; stamens-2 of 18 mm, 1 of 10 mm; stamenoids-3 of 10 mm; style 20 mm, stigma w/slight swelling, 4 flower buds in spathe; spathe 14 x 20 mm w/adaxial margins connate; leaves lanceolate, 15 x 90 mm--the key for var angustifolia.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Aug 3, 1994
Specimen number: 113

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0914
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1994
Accession Number: 67

Annotations: (In flower)

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