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Commelina dianthifolia var. dianthifolia

Commelina dianthifolia Delile var. dianthifolia

Birdbill Dayflower

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CODID

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tuberous
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous , Scabrous
Leaf Apex: Acuminate
Inflorescence: Cyme
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM , TX
Native Distribution: Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Commelina dianthifolia var. dianthifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Commelina dianthifolia var. dianthifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Commelina dianthifolia var. dianthifolia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-10-11
Research By: WMWW

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