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Commelina virginica, Virginia Dayflower
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Commelina virginica, Virginia Dayflower

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Commelina erecta, Erect Dayflower
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Commelina virginica, Virginia Dayflower
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Commelina virginica, Virginia Dayflower
Commelina communis
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Commelina erecta
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Commelina erecta
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Commelina erecta
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Commelina erecta
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Commelina erecta
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Miridae  Pycnoderes obscuratus @ NCSU (4)
Pentatomidae  Proxys punctulatus @ NCSU (3)

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Commelina L.
dayflower

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General Information
Symbol: COMME
Group: Monocot
Family: Commelinaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   I
HI   I
L48   I,N
PB   I
PR   I,N
VI   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Clarence A. Rechenthin. Provided by USDA NRCS East Texas PMC (ETPMC) . Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. Zambia, Luangwa Valley. January 26, 1986. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Commelinales
Family Commelinaceae – Spiderwort family
Genus Commelina L. – dayflower

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 13 species of Commelina . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Commelina benghalensis</i>
L.
Commelina benghalensis
jio Distribution of <i>
Commelina caroliniana</i>
Walter
Commelina caroliniana
Carolina dayflower Distribution of <i>
Commelina coelestis</i>
Willd.
Commelina coelestis
commelina Distribution of <i>
Commelina communis</i>
L.
Commelina communis
Asiatic dayflower Distribution of <i>
Commelina dianthifolia</i>
Delile
Commelina dianthifolia
birdbill dayflower Distribution of <i>
Commelina diffusa</i>
Burm. f.
Commelina diffusa
climbing dayflower Distribution of <i>
Commelina erecta</i>
L.
Commelina erecta
whitemouth dayflower Distribution of <i>
Commelina forskaolii</i>
Vahl
Commelina forskaolii
rat's ear Distribution of <i>
Commelina latifolia</i>
Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Commelina latifolia
Distribution of <i>
Commelina nigritana</i>
Benth.
Commelina nigritana
African dayflower Distribution of <i>
Commelina rufipes</i>
Seubert
Commelina rufipes
cojite blanco Distribution of <i>
Commelina tuberosa</i>
L.
Commelina tuberosa
commelina Distribution of <i>
Commelina virginica</i>
L.
Commelina virginica
Virginia dayflower

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (COMME)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Minor

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Commelina sp.
Commelina sp.
Commelina
ID: 1335 3153 0218 0121 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

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