Regularity: Regularly occurring
Habitat & Distribution
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
Commelina dianthifolia, known as the birdbill dayflower, is a perennial herb native to Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and northern Mexico. Petals are blue while sepals are green. The inflorescence is a scorpioid cyme and it is subtended by a boat-like spathe.
- Commelina dianthifolia Delile - PLANTS Profile. USDA Retrieved 25 January 2011.
- Swank, George R. 1932 The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians. University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis (p. 38)
- Vestal, Paul A. 1952 The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho. Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94 (p. 19)
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