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see spiderwortspiderwort,
common name for some members of the Commelinaceae, a family of tropical and subtropical succulent herbs found especially in Africa and the Americas. Species of the spiderworts (genus Tradescantia) and the dayflowers (genus Commelina
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(Commelina communis), an annual herbaceous plant with dark blue flowers. The dayflower is a quarantine weed.

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Another dayflower relative is Moses-in-a-boat, with lurid purple, spiky leaves.
The Asiatic dayflower is considered a weed because of its tendency to appear suddenly as an unwanted guest, unannounced and unplanted, in moist flower beds.
However, as a stubborn optimist, I always search for markers of thimbleberry, swordfern, creeping dayflower, and nutgrass -- metaphors of hope
Croton, erect dayflower (Commelina erecta) and beach groundcherry (Physalis cinerascens) densities were greatest on burned sites, whereas silky evolvulus (Evolvulus alsinoides) and hoary blackfoot (Melampodium cinereum) were greatest on nontreated sites.
Former Henry Cecil-trained Dayflower and Blush Rambler return to Europe in colours of Sheikh Maktoum; fifth in the 1,000 Guineas, Dayflower (Satish Seemar) becomes first UAE-trained winner outside Gulf a fortnight later in conditions event at York.
In the fields, look for Deptford pink, smartweed, tall meadow rue, great mullein, leatherflower, sow thistle, wild petunia, Queen Anne's lace and the bright blue Asiatic dayflower.
Tropical spiderwort is the only known dayflower species in the United States with underground flowers.
Densities of erect dayflower (Commelina erecta) and beach groundcherry (Physalis cinerascens) were greatest on burned sites throughout the study.
Conversely, the dendrogram showed species on undulating terrain and mesic sites such as birdbill dayflower Commelina dianthifolia, wolftail Lycurus phleoides, and annual candy leaf Stevia micrantha, which are typical of communities of P.
Out in the fields, look for butterfly weed, purple loosestrife, Queen Anne's lace, purple coneflower, wild petunia, bouncing bets, blue dayflower, sow thistle, white vervain, dogbane, black-eyed Susan, Leatherflower, Germander, pokeweed, St.