IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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"Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1 Year Assessed: 2010 Assessor/s: Rehel, S. Reviewer/s: Narasimhan, D., Ravikumar, K., Gunaga, S. & Juffe Bignoli, D. Contributors: Molur, S. Justification: Commelina caroliniana is an endemic species to the India Subcontinent. It is commonly found in fields, swamps and irrigated fields. It was introduced in South Carolina in the year 1696 and spread across to the southern east part of United States. It is also present in Phillipines and Guam. In India it is found in Andaman, Delhi, Gujarat, Goa, Kerala, Maharastra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. The species has been located from 32 localities in the India sub continent. The area of occupancy and extent of occurrence are wide. Data on population trends and conservation has not been reported. It is therefore listed as Least Concern. Conservation Actions: Conservation activities regarding the species has not be reported or is needed."


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