Wildflowers of New York

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York

Asiatic Dayflower
- Commelina communis

Naturalized alien
3 petals, the lower is tiny and hard to see
Differs from the native Virginia Dayflower by its small white lower petal

As the name implies the flowers only last a day
Seed pods are divided into 2 sections, each containing 2 seeds

Found: Roadsides, waste places, garden weed
Height: 1 - 3 feet
June - Oct bloom time

Commelina communis

Commelina communis

Asiatic Dayflower