Commelina virginica

Species:Commelina virginica L.
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), FACW (NWPL)
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Sub Class
Genus Commelina
Species Commelina virginica L. - VIRGINIA DAYFLOWER


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.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua USF  
Calhoun USF  
Clay FLAS  
Duval FLAS  
Escambia FLAS  
Franklin FSU  
Gadsden FSU  
Gulf FSU  
Holmes FLAS  
Jackson USF  
Jefferson FSU  
Leon USF  
Liberty FLAS  
Marion FLAS  
Nassau FSU  
Putnam USF  
Santa Rosa UWFP  
Wakulla FSU  
Walton FLAS  
Washington FSU  


– Denotes synonyms that are applicable to the state. Show these synonyms only

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Commelina hirtella Commelina hirtella Vahl, Enum. Pl. 2: 116. 1805, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Commelina longifolia Michaux 1803. 
Commelina longifolia Commelina longifolia Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 23. 1803. TYPE: "Virginia et Carolinae",
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.  


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Putnam Co. 15 May 2000 C. Slaughter 11643
USA Florida Jackson Co. 05 Jul 1979 B. F. Hansen 5948
USA Florida Leon Co. 10 Jul 1956 P. L. Redfearn 2601
USA Florida Alachua Co. 05 Jun 2001 W. S. Judd 8017
USA Florida Alachua Co. 12 Oct 1979 B. F. Hansen 6751
USA Florida Calhoun Co. 31 Aug 2010 T. MacClendon 1058
USA Florida Leon Co. 01 Aug 1985 L. C. Anderson 8672
USA Louisiana Claiborne Par. 19 Aug 1978 C. M. Allen 8433
USA Mississippi Franklin Co. 16 Aug 1955 J. D. Ray, Jr. 5633
USA Alabama Geneva Co. 14 Aug 2011 A. R. Diamond 22411
USA Louisiana Ouachita Par. 25 Jul 1968 R. D. Thomas 10978
USA Georgia Clarke Co. 28 Aug 2001 K. Francl 50
USA Mississippi Bolivar Co. 16 Jul 1955 J. D. Ray, Jr. 4992
USA Mississippi Lowndes Co. 31 Jul 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 7313
USA Mississippi Tishomingo Co. 08 Aug 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 7464
USA Louisiana Washington Par. 07 Aug 1979 K. A. Vincent 2176
USA Louisiana Plaquemines Par. 16 Sep 1991 M. Garrison 172
USA South Carolina Anderson Co. 22 Jul 1993 S. R. Hill 21588
USA South Carolina Richland Co. 26 Jul 2013 R. L. Givens 97
USA South Carolina Richland Co. 11 Sep 2016 J. B. Nelson 36067
Suriname 02 May 1961 W. H. A. Hekking 767
USA Virginia Fairfax Co. 20 Aug 1904 P. Dowell 3220
USA Ohio Adams Co. 12 Aug 1973 J. C. Bryant 131 "Dayflower".
USA Virginia Charles City Co. 20 Aug 1987 S. R. Hill 18723
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