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Asiatic dayflower [Commelina communis]


Common Name: Asiatic dayflower
Scientic Name: Commelina communis
Colors: Blue
Months Appearing: August

Non-native. Can become a "pest" and invasive.

Flowers last only one day. 1/2 to 1 inch in diameter. Two large blue petals and one small white petal. " True blue" in color. Not tending to purple. 

Leaves ovate to ovate to laceolate. Alternate. Clasp stem. Parallel veins.

Found in drainage grate of Tennis court on side of M22 in Benzie County. 8/15.  2180