Commelina virginica Linnaeus. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Bottomlands, swamp forests, tidal swamp forests, other moist to wet forests and forest edges. Dist: NJ west to KS and OK, south to FL and TX.
ID notes:Our most robust species of Commelina.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA22, G, GrPl, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Brashier (1966), Faden (1993), Tucker (1989)