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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Family Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Commelinaceae


Commelina - [maps | photos]

  • Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: climbing dayflower
  • Commelina erecta L.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: whitemouth dayflower
             • Commelina erecta L. var. angustifolia (Michx.) Fernald

Murdannia - [maps | photos]

  • Murdannia keisak * (Hassk.) Hand.-Maz.
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: marsh dayflower
             • Aneilema keisak Hassk.

Tradescantia - [maps | photos]

             • Tradescantia subaspera Ker-Gawl. var. montana (Shuttlew. ex Small & Vail) Anderson & Woodson

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
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