Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Dayflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Commelina virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Commelina virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Commelina virginica 038-01-001


camera icon Common Name: Sand Dayflower, Pineland Dayflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Commelina erecta var. angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Commelina erecta var. angustifolia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Commelina erecta 038-01-002
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Commelina crispa

There are two blue petals plus a third that is white and much smaller, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon Common Name: Erect Dayflower, Slender Dayflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Commelina erecta var. erecta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Commelina erecta var. erecta
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Commelina erecta 038-01-002


2 pale blue (rarely pink) petals up to 1" long & a smaller white lower petal, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Asiatic Dayflower, Common Dayflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Commelina communis
(?) PLANTS National Database: Commelina communis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Commelina communis 038-01-003
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Commelina communis var. communis
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Commelina communis var. ludens

Lower petal white and reduced, so the flower appears to be only 2 petals, per Wild Flowers of NC, 1st edition.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spreading Dayflower, Creeping Dayflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Commelina diffusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Commelina diffusa var. diffusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Commelina diffusa 038-01-004


Two large upper petals and a very small blue lower petal, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Commelina caroliniana, Indian Dayflower
Common Name: Indian Dayflower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Commelina caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Commelina caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Commelina caroliniana 038-01-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Commelina caroliniana
GREATER THAN Commelina hasskarlii

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tropical Spiderwort, Bengal Dayflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Commelina benghalensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Commelina benghalensis


Benghal dayflower is tolerant of many herbicides, including glyphosate, per Prevention, Early Detection, and Eradication of Benghal Dayflower in Field Nurseries.


range map need picture of flower of Murdannia nudiflora, Doveweed
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Doveweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Murdannia nudiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Murdannia nudiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aneilema nudiflorum 038-02-001


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Murdannia, Asian Spiderwort, Marsh Dayflower, Wart-removing Herb
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Murdannia keisak
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Murdannia keisak
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aneilema keisak 038-02-002


Superficially suggestive of a miniature Spiderwort, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Spiderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tradescantia/ Callisia/ Cuthbertia spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tradescantia spp. 038-03-000


Our Spiderworts have cymes of flowers growing out of leaflike bracts, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Roseling
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuthbertia rosea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Callisia rosea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tradescantia rosea var. rosea 038-03-001a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cuthbertia rosea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Callisia rosea

Flowers 3-merous, petals rose, 4-8mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Grassleaf Roseling, Pink Spiderwort, Slender Roseling
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuthbertia graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Callisia graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tradescantia rosea var. graminea 038-03-001b
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cuthbertia graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Callisia graminea

Each stem produces 3-10 rose-colored 3-petaled flowers 12-18mm across, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Zigzag Spiderwort, Wide-leaved Spiderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Tradescantia subaspera
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Tradescantia subaspera var. subaspera
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tradescantia subaspera 038-03-002
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Tradescantia subaspera var. montana
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tradescantia pilosa

Flowers distinctly pedicillate; petals distinct, broadly ovate, not clawed, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Spiderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tradescantia virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tradescantia virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tradescantia virginiana 038-03-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Tradescantia virginiana
(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tradescantia brevicaulis

Petals distinct, broadly ovate, not clawed; stamens free, filaments bearded, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Spiderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tradescantia ohiensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tradescantia ohiensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tradescantia ohiensis 038-03-004
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Tradescantia ohiensis
(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tradescantia reflexa

Petals distinct, broadly ovate, not clawed; stamens free; filaments bearded, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Spiderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tradescantia hirsuticaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tradescantia hirsuticaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tradescantia hirsuticaulis 038-03-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Tradescantia hirsuticaulis

Petals distinct, ovate, not clawed; stamens free; filaments bearded, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Hairy Spiderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tradescantia hirsutiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tradescantia hirsutiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Tradescantia hirsutiflora

Leaf blades of upper leaves are not constricted to a subpetiolar sheath, per Weakley's Flora.


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