Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (33) Download

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Florida. Pinellas Co.: Reddington Beach; just S of 164th Avenue, E of Town Park and Gulf Boulevard.
Description:Flowers large, open in mid-afternoon of sunny day, 2 petals bright blue, spathe free to base; 1 plant, erect clump. 
Habitat:Weedy wet soil by firestation dumpster.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Collector:J. Beckner 2687
  with B. Chambers
Date:16 Aug 1988
Accession No:198060
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Florida. Walton Co.: 4.5 mi. S of Freeport.
Description:Spontaneous; spathes open, only 2 petals blue. 
Habitat:Garden.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Collector:H. A. Davis 16329
  with Mrs. H.A. Davis
Date:21 Jun 1975
Accession No:206541
Image:206541.jpg

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: L. C. Anderson
Locality:USA. Florida. Calhoun Co.: Blountstown; River Road landing at river, building lawn on W. 30º 25’ 25” N 85º 1’ 56” W
Description:Locally infrequent, prostrate succulent herb to 6 cm; spathe with margins free to the base; flowers with 2 small blue and 1 smaller white petal. 
Habitat:Grassy mowed lawn at forest edge.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Collector:T. MacClendon 1421
  with K. MacClendon
Date:15 May 2015
Accession No:281909
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Locality:USA. Louisiana. Union Par.: Along C-6670, ca. 1.7 mi. E of Laran.
Description:Infrequent; blue flowers. 
Habitat:Disturbed area in pine forest.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:C. M. Allen 8840
  with K. Vincent
Date:03 Jun 1979
Accession No:153828
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Mississippi. Marshall Co.: Little Spring Creek floodplain, 5 mi. S of Waterford.
Description:Frequent. 
Habitat:Along ditch near wood; bottomland hardwood cover, sandy alluvial soil.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:J. D. Ray, Jr. 6851
Date:12 Jul 1956
Accession No:19906
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. North Carolina. Wayne Co.: Roadside near NC 102, 4 mi. NW of Dobbersville.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:A. E. Radford 31469
Date:24 Oct 1957
Accession No:14737
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. South Carolina. Kershaw Co.: Chestnut Ferry Road, 1 mi. N of US 1, W of Camden; roadside.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:D. W. Crewz 972
  with J. M. Crewz
Date:05 Jun 1977
Accession No:130907
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Georgia. Dawson Co.: Along Chestatee River ca. 2 mi. S of Lumpkin County line; Piedmont Province.
Description:Two petals purple, the third small and hyaline. 
Habitat:Edge of woods around implement barn in bottomland.
Reproductive State:Flower
Elevation:1050 ft
Collector:W. H. Duncan 19232
  with W. P. Adams
Date:27 Jul 1955
Accession No:161772
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Tennessee. Cocke Co.: From the roadside of a US 411 sideroad 6 mi. NE of Newport.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:P. Genelle 3012
  with G. Fleming
Date:31 Jul 1977
Accession No:283655
Image:283655.jpg

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Tennessee. Macon Co.: Along Long Creek; Long Creek Road; ca. 8.0 mi. N of Lafayette.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Collector:V. E. McNeilus 99-885
Date:12 Sep 1999
Accession No:265890
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Georgia. Cobb Co.: "Marsilea Pond" W of Austel, off Garret Road and US 6.
Habitat:Roadside drainage at creekside in residential area bordering pond; floodplain of creek with Microstegium vimineum, Polygonum caespitosum.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Collector:J. Cruse-Sanders 135
  with D. Giannasi, L. Kruse, M. Morgan
Date:22 Sep 2001
Accession No:256915
Image:256915.jpg

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Tennessee. Sevier Co.: New Found Gap, along US 441, 12 mi. S of Gatlinburg.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Elevation:4800 ft
Collector:R. P. Sauleda 4555
  with D. K. Sauleda
Date:17 Sep 1980
Accession No:176053
Image:176053.jpg

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: S. R. Hill, 2003
Locality:USA. Illinois. Champaign Co.: Private residence, with research gardens; 1411 Winding Lane, Champaign; Thomasboro 7.5' quadrangle. T19N, R8E, Sec. 1, SE¼, NE¼, SE¼, SW¼. 40º 7’ 47” N 88º 14’ 55” W
Description:Common weed; wide-spreading, annual, with adventitious roots, stems to 1 m long, somewhat fleshy, bract not fused; fruit green, most mature. 
Habitat:Gardens, particulary in sandy soil.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Elevation:757 ft
Collector:S. R. Hill 35437
Date:31 Aug 2003
Accession No:270679
Image:270679.jpg

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. North Carolina. Orange Co.: Chapel Hill.
Habitat:Waste place.
Reproductive State:Fertile
Collector:A. E. Radford 45112
Date:31 Aug 1966
Accession No:78384
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Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: S. R. Hill, Sep 1989
Locality:USA. South Carolina. Pickens Co.: 136 Cedar Creek Circle, Central.
Description:Flowers blue; occasional garden wood. 
Habitat:Back gardens.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:S. R. Hill 20637
Date:28 May 1989
Accession No:204563
Image:204563.jpg

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L. var. ludens (Miq.) C. B. Clarke
Locality:USA. West Virginia. Upshur Co.: Along alley between Sedgewick Street and Meade Street, Buckhannon.
Description:Abundant, in crowded colonies. 
Habitat:In yards and waste ground.
Collector:G. B. Rossbach 1274
Date:03 Oct 1958
Accession No:47016

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. Virginia. James City Co.: 1 mi. S of Lightfoot, 2 mi. N of Wiliamsburg, on E side of US 60.
Habitat:Edge of mixed hardwoods.
Collector:R. P. Sauleda 4131
  with D.K. Sauleda
Date:05 Sep 1980
Accession No:161291

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. Maryland. Frederick Co.: 2 mi. S of MD 76 on US 15, 2 mi. N of Thurmont.
Elevation:500 ft
Collector:R. P. Sauleda 4228
  with D.K. Sauleda
Date:08 Sep 1980
Accession No:161226

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. Kentucky. Madison Co.: Lower Cowbell Hollow.
Description:Fairly common, 16-25 in. tall, blue flower. 
Habitat:Open border, clay soil, slope 0 degrees.
Reproductive State:Flower
Elevation:950 ft
Collector:J. Grossman 230
Date:05 Aug 1959
Accession No:43206

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. Kral
Locality:USA. Virginia. Princess Anne Co.: Back Bay.
Description:1 petal smaller, white. 
Habitat:Mucky margin of brackish marsh.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:R. Kral 14372
Date:08 Oct 1961
Accession No:43497

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. Connecticut. Windham Co.: Killingby.
Habitat:Shaded bank.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:C. H. Knowlton s.n.
Date:23 Aug 1908
Accession No:21407

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. New York. End of Charle's Avenue, near Port Richmond, Staten Island.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:P. Dowell 2574
Date:24 Sep 1903
Accession No:31962

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. Pennsylvania. Lancaster Co.: 2 mi. N of PA 741 on Cherry Hill road, 6 mi. E of Strasbrug.
Reproductive State:Bud
Elevation:250 ft
Collector:R. P. Sauleda 4170
  with D.K. Sauleda
Date:07 Sep 1980
Accession No:162784

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. West Virginia. Jefferson Co.: Along US 340, 0.6 mi. W of state line, 9.4 mi. E of Charles Town.
Elevation:650 ft
Collector:R. P. Sauleda 4251
  with D.K. Sauleda
Date:08 Sep 1980
Accession No:162976

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. Virginia. Princess Anne Co.: Macon's Corner.
Habitat:Wet ditch.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:M. L. Fernald 2803
  with L. Griscom
Date:21 Sep 1933
Accession No:31965

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Determination History: Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. Kral
Locality:USA. Virginia. Montgomery Co.: Above McCoy near Giles County line.
Description:2 larger petals blue, smaller white. 
Habitat:New river banks.
Collector:R. Kral 11462
Date:06 Sep 1960
Accession No:36828

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: J. A. Raveill, 1984
Locality:USA. Missouri. City of Saint Louis, Missouri Botanical Garden.
Description:Petals blue, anthers yellow. 
Habitat:Herb beneath pine trees.
Collector:D. Bell 312
  with D. Lorence, C. Niblett
Date:29 Jun 1978
Accession No:181734

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Illinois. Ogle Co.: Ca. 12 km S of Oregon, on the E side of the Rock River; high sandy terrace of the Rock River.
Description:Annual, obliquely erect or trailing; flowers blue. 
Habitat:Escaped from cultivation to disturbed places at the base of trees and along building foundations; disturbed sites near a recovering prairie remnant.
Reproductive State:Flower, Bud
Collector:P. D. Sorensen 06-64
Date:04 Sep 2006
Accession No:271142

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: R. B. Faden, Nov 1983
Locality:USA. West Virginia. Brooke Co.: Along the Ohio River opposite the city of Steubenville.
Habitat:Clearing in mixed deciduous forest, gravelly area.
Reproductive State:Flower, Bud
Collector:D. E. Boufford 21198a
  with E.W. Wood
Date:24 Jul 1979
Accession No:154774

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: S. R. Hill, Oct 1996
Locality:USA. Connecticut. Hartford Co.: Wethersfield, NE side of Wethersfield Cove near I-91 bridge; Connecticut River floodplain; end of Maine Street.
Description:Frequent low succulent herb, stems rooting along base. 
Habitat:River floodplain with Acalupha, Acer spp., Solidago.
Reproductive State:Bud
Collector:S. R. Hill 28504
Date:18 Aug 1996
Accession No:219405

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: S. R. Hill, Oct 1996
Locality:USA. Connecticut. Hartford Co.: Wethersfield, The Meadows, E of Elm Street SE of Wethersfield Cover; E of I-91, Connecticut River Floodplain.
Description:Common, erect herb to 1 m tall; petals blue; succulent fleshy annual. 
Habitat:Sandy-loam, at margin of floodplain forest with Impatiens.
Collector:S. R. Hill 28495
Date:18 Aug 1996
Accession No:219274

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Locality:USA. Virginia. Westmoreland Co.: Near recreation facility in SE Colonial Beach.
Collector:T. Bradley 17109
  with J. Whiton
Date:20 Jun 1981
Accession No:215302

Family Name:Commelinaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L. - Determined By: S. R. Hill, Sep 1990
Locality:USA. Connecticut. New London Co.: Latimer Point, Stonington, E road near junction Latimer Point Road, entrance to community.
Description:Local succulent, erect herb; petals blue, open in morning; bract margins not fused; fruit green. 
Habitat:Roadside; disturbed glacial sand, gravel, boulders.
Reproductive State:Bud
Collector:S. R. Hill 21651
Date:17 Jul 1990
Accession No:205050

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