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erect dayflower
Commelina erecta
erect dayflower Dayflower/Spiderwort
Commelina erecta Commelinaceae
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English common names
  •erect dayflower
  •whitemouth dayflower
Spanish common name
  •flor de Santa Lucía
accepted scientific name
  •Commelina erecta L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Commelina erecta (298)
  •Commelina angustifolia (1)
  •Commelina crispa (0)
  •Commelina elegans (0)
family name
  •Commelinaceae
Image Author: ©2013 Richard Spellenberg
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Two petals, Three petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.75 to 1.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 1st week of May

How Likely at this Location (94%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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