Commelina virginica

Family:COMMELINACEAE
Species:Commelina virginica Linnaeus
Common Name:Virginia Dayflower
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:**
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FACW (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCOMMELINACEAE - Spiderwort family
Genus Commelina
Species Commelina virginica Linnaeus - Virginia Dayflower

Citation

Citation COMMELINA VIRGINICA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 61. 1762.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 65.7). Lectotypified by D. R. Hunt, in McVaugh, Fl. Novo-Galic. 13: 145. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Commelina debilis Commelina debilis Ledebour, in J. A. Weinmann, Bot. Gart. Dorpat, Suppl. 2. 1811.  
Commelina deficiens Commelina deficiens Hooker, Bot. Mag. 53: t. 2644. 1826.  
Commelina longifolia Commelina longifolia Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 23. 1803. "Virginia et Carolinae",
Commelina hirtella Commelina hirtella Vahl, Enum. Pl. 2: 116. 1805, nom. illegit.Commelina longifolia Michaux 1803. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Etowah, Geneva, Hale, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Limestone, Macon, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Russell, Shelby, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Wilcox

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000044573 Autauga 03 Nov 2016 Matthew R. Parker
261
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
50772 Montgomery 14 JUL 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7032
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0006012 Dale 25 Sep 1982 Kral, R.
69743
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010016 Butler 30 Sep 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18430
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
USAM000004027 Baldwin 07 Aug 1970 Michel G. Lelong
5472
USAM
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
62072 Choctaw 25 AUG 1994 CROUCH, VIRGINIA E.
1154
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UNA00036109 Hale 7 Sep 1952 R. L. Chermock
s.n.
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010014 Bullock 13 Aug 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13556
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
USAM000004026 Mobile 13 Oct 1973 Michel G. Lelong
7348
USAM
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
38944 Autauga 18 AUG 1982 GUNN, SCOTT C.
1091
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0031983 Houston 03 Sep 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26785
UWAL
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000033422 Barbour 27 Aug 2011 Derek Morrison
52
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
51321 Dale 21 JUL 1991 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7611
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UNA00036113 Tuscaloosa 8 Jun 1950 B. C. Williams
s.n.
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
AUA000030325 Morgan 6 Sep 2015 ENGLAND, J. KEVIN
5699
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0038115 Shelby 01 Oct 2017 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15048
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
14409 Tallapoosa 9 JUL 1966 DALY, JR., ROBERT
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UNA00053939 Blount 19 Aug 1997 Brian R. Keener
331
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
33331 Shelby 16 SEP 1976 SESSLER, ANN H.
630
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0019582 Butler 24 Aug 1991 Kral, R.
79634
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
UNA00036118 Tuscaloosa s.d. Linda Leigh Glenboski
73
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010013 Bullock 18 Sep 2003 Alvin R. Diamond
14162
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
SAMF0001901 Etowah 01 Jul 2014 Davenport, L. J.
5622
SAMF
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000024852 Montgomery 02 Oct 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20242
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
SAMF0003172 Jefferson 11 Jun 2015 Davenport, L. J.
5908
SAMF
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
33113 Perry 8 AUG 1976 SESSLER, ANN H.
290
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000010012 Bullock 02 Aug 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
17863
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
65196 Chilton 27 JUL 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15607
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
AMAL00008068 Bullock 18 Sep 2003 A. R. Diamond
14162
AMAL
Commelina virginica L.
USAM000004024 Baldwin 20 Apr 1974 Michel G. Lelong
7580
USAM
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
66256 Shelby 25 JUN 2003 DAVENPORT, LAWRENCE J.
2872
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UNA00036112 Pickens 4 Jul 1986 Charles N. Horn
1115
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
UNA00036123 Wilcox 27 Sep 1978 Robert R. Haynes
6932
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
AMAL00013464 Bullock 02 Aug 2007 A. R. Diamond
17863
AMAL
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010022 Dale 18 Jul 2000 Michael Woods
8211
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UNA00050490 Bibb 25 Jul 1995 Michelle Birk
313
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
51113 Pike 9 SEP 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7117
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000010026 Wilcox 19 Nov 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
16065
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UNA00036104 Tuscaloosa 7 Sep 1981 Charles N. Horn
454
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000036524 Bullock 24 May 2012 Bailee Dykes
758
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000010011 Barbour 03 Sep 2000 Alvin R. Diamond
12072
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
55154 Crenshaw 31 JUL 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9761
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UNA00056187 Geneva 5 Oct 1998 John R. MacDonald
12175
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
AMAL00020799 Calhoun 22 Jul 1994 J. M. Ballard
4199
AMAL
Commelina virginica L.
60765 Tallapoosa 9 JUL 1966 DALY, JR., ROBERT
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UNA00036108 Mobile _ Aug _ Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
33473 Bibb 16 SEP 1976 SESSLER, ANN H.
732
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0038670 Jackson 27 Oct 2018 England, J. Kevin
9625
UWAL
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000010023 Dale 06 Jun 2000 Michael Woods
8118
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UNA00000533 Perry 2 Aug 1995 Michelle Birk
362
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
51301 Pike 8 SEP 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7106
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
SAMF0001222 Blount 03 Aug 2005 Davenport, L. J.
3318
SAMF
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000024763 Tallapoosa 06 Sep 2006 Terry Wayne Barger
368
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
17646 Russell 19 JUL 1969 THORNHILL, RANDY
121
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000010015 Butler 02 Sep 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18012
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
50305 Dale 30 AUG 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8438
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
42471 Monroe 17 JUN 1972 HYBART, MICHAEL G.
007
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0030004 Morgan 15 Aug 2015 England, J. Kevin
5579
UWAL
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
65699 Wilcox 19 NOV 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
16065
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
SAMF0001224 Shelby 25 Jun 2003 Davenport, L. J.
2872
SAMF
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000010020 Coffee 20 Oct 2000 Brian H. Martin
990
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000032086 Jackson 27 Aug 2009 Terry Wayne Barger
297
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000024762 Chilton 27 Jul 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15607
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UWAL0013066 Bullock 24 May 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0758
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010018 Butler 15 Jul 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16693
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UWAL0030500 Morgan 06 Sep 2015 England, J. Kevin
5699
UWAL
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
37836 Colbert 30 JUL 1981 HENDERSON, T.
301
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
AMAL00009226 Cherokee 17 Jul 2011 Dan Spaulding
13360
AMAL
Commelina virginica L.
35494 Jefferson 28 JUL 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1737
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
51736 Conecuh 27 JUL 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5423
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0035897 Blount 28 Jul 2013 Anderson, Kelly
0361
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
26860 Tallapoosa 4 SEP 1974 HUTTO, T. A.
498
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000046563 Autauga 18 May 2017 Matthew R. Parker
814
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
55233 Pike 15 JUL 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9672
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0009906 Cherokee 17 Jul 2011 Spaulding, Dan
13360
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010021 Coffee 13 Jul 2000 Brian H. Martin
774
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000045227 Marengo 28 Jul 2012 J. Kevin England
3850
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000024853 Wilcox 26 Oct 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20355
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UWAL0003514 Wilcox 26 Oct 2008 Diamond, A.R.
20355
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010025 Monroe 13 Sep 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18088
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000043652 Morgan 06 Sep 2015 J. Kevin England
5699
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
41588 Macon 9 AUG 1973 HANLIN, H. G.
369
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0034450 Butler 13 Jul 1995 Kral, R.
85207
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
AMAL00014690 Tallapoosa 06 Sep 2006 T. Wayne Barger
368
AMAL
Commelina virginica L.
43391 Conecuh 27 AUG 1985 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
1602
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
USAM000004025 Wilcox 27 Sep 1978 Robert R. Haynes
6932
USAM
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
5767 Wilcox 16 JUL 1958 MATSCHKE, GEORGE
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0034234 Limestone 26 Jul 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14325
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
62071 Choctaw 27 JUL 1994 CROUCH, VIRGINIA E.
1110
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000041197 Elmore 07 Jul 2011 Robert Pullen
63
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
SAMF0003046 Jefferson 25 Jun 2006 Davenport, L. J.
3477
SAMF
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
28491 Cleburne 12 SEP 1975 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
1826
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000029826 Elmore 29 Aug 2004 William Heath
4
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UNA00065195 Shelby 25 Jun 2003 L. J. Davenport
2872
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
SAMF0001212 Blount 01 Jun 1956 Avery, J. C.
s.n.
SAMF
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000010017 Butler 16 Aug 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
17918
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UWAL0037428 Bullock 17 Jun 2016 Soehren, Eric C.
0316
UWAL
Commelina virginica L.
72060 Clarke 22 MAY 2012 HORNE, HOWARD E.
SWS-174
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
SAMF0003146 Bibb 10 Jun 2015 Davenport, L. J.
5906
SAMF
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
33076 Dallas 3 AUG 1976 SESSLER, ANN H.
251
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
50837 Dale 27 JUL 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8368
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UWAL0032202 Bibb 25 Jun 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4646
UWAL
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
USAM000004023 Baldwin 21 Oct 1972 Michel G. Lelong
6882
USAM
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
13634 Montgomery 5 AUG 1967 DENT, D. M.
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000042794 Houston 03 Sep 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26785
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
TROY000010019 Butler 29 Jul 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12575
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UNA00036114 DeKalb 15 Aug 1956 Roland M. Harper
4369
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
35643 Baldwin 29 JUN 1977 BOTTS, DANIEL A.
012
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
UNA00050537 Perry 26 Jul 1995 Michelle Birk
333
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
17693 Cleburne 2 AUG 1969 ELLIS, H. C.
134
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
TROY000010010 Baldwin 21 Oct 2004 Alvin R. Diamond
14842
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UWAL0017459 Marengo 28 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3850
UWAL
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
UNA00036756 Autauga 18 Aug 1982 S. C. Gunn
1091
UNA
Commelina virginica L.
TROY000010024 Geneva 08 Nov 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18616
TROY
Commelina virginica Linnaeus
55183 Crenshaw 31 JUL 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9780
AUA
COMMELINA VIRGINICA L.
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