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Spiderwort Family
2 species
Asiatic Dayflower
Order: Commelinales
Family:  Commelinaceae (Spiderwort or Dayflower  family)
Genus: Commelina
Species: Communis
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Class: Liliopsida
Annulal - also known as Asian or Blue Dayflower - escaped
ornamental - native to Asia
Updated December 27 2014
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Asiatic Dayflower - flower approx. 2.5 cm - leaves 3 to 12 cm - height (erect or sprawling) to 35 cm - Cabbagetown - August 2012
Virginia Spiderwort
Order: Commelinales
Family:  Commelinaceae (Spiderwort or Dayflower  family)
Genus: Tradescantia
Species: Virginiana
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Class: Liliopsida
Perennial - also known as Spiderwort Lily - woods and
meadows - often cultivated - native to eastern United States
Updated May 4 2015
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Virginia Spiderwort - flower approx. 3 cm - leaves to 30 cm - height to 75 cm - High Park - June 2012