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Connecticut Plants
Asiatic Dayflower
Commelina communis L.

As the common name indicates, this plant was introduced from Asia, and each flower lasts only a day.

  • Family: spiderwort (Commelinaceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides, waste places
  • Height: 6-12 inches; reclining stems grow up to 3 feet long
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch wide
  • Flower color: bright blue
  • Flowering time: June to October
  • Origin: Asia
Commelina communis L.