Commelina erecta

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Scientific Name Commelina erecta USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Dayflower, Widow's Tears ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Commelinaceae (Spiderwort) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Erect perennial 6 to 18 inches tall, stems eventually bend and trail; linear/lanceolate leaves up to 6 inches long; flowers composed of 2 large blue petals and one colorless petals, 3 stamens. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status

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