TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Commelina communisL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted no accepted
Asiatic Dayflower

Commelinaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: A weed along roadsides and in waste places in rich soil; scarce. June-Sept. In the Cayuga Lake Basin, known only about Ithaca: n. of L.V.R.R. station; Cascadilla Place, n. side; Quarry St.; Veterinary College grounds; garbage dump, lighthouse road; and elsewhere. N.Y. to Kans., southw. to Fla. and Tex.; recently adventive at Ithaca from farther south, and spreading. Native of Asia.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Commelina communis (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, dooryard weed, 20 Aug 1922, Bailey (BH 23359);
 Ithaca, 1 Sep 1915, Bailey (BH 23362);
 Ithaca, yard, Blue, 5 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 23364);
 Ithaca, weed, flowers blue, 8 Aug 1918, Bailey (BH 23363);
 City of Ithaca, small park east of junction of Linn and Court Streets at Cascadilla Gorge, 22 Sep 1982, Chamberlin FRW 2003 (BH 23365);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, roadside, flowers deep blue, 19 Jul 1937, Clausen (BH 23361);
 Ithaca, dry bank opposite Cascadilla Building, 22 Sep 1914, Eames 1956 (BH 23358);
 Ithaca, Quarry Street, roadside, 10 Aug 1915, Eames 3676 (BH 23369);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, west of new drill hall, 13 Aug 1920, Eames 13446 (BH 23356);
 Ithaca, Parker Street, near Seneca St., 19 Jul 1897, Howard (BH 23357);
 Ithaca, Cornell Heights, along shaded path, Jul 1922, Muenscher & Bechtel 730 (BH 23360);
 Ithaca, North of Lehigh Valley RR. Station, 25 Aug 1916, Rowlee & Dunlap (BH 23368);
 City of Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, north of Big Red Barn, growing in shade in hedge, 10 Aug 1982, Wesley FRW2002 (BH 23366);
 Ithaca, Lighthouse Road, Garbage dump, 31 Jul 1916, Wiegand 9554 (BH 23367);

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Commelina communis

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