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Commelina erecta

Whitemouth dayflower (Commelina erecta) is a common Florida landscape weed. It is similar in appearance to other dayflower species and can be a nuisance in lawns, landscapes and in agricultural production.

  • Scientific Name: Commelina erecta
  • Common Name: Whitemouth dayflower
  • Seasonality: Warn
  • Soil Type: Dry
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic
  • Plant Growth: Herbaceous perennial
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Photos of Commelina Erecta