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Commelina communis L.
Herbarium:Tennessee Technological University Herbarium (HTTU)Herbarium's Specimen Details Page
Currently Accepted Name:Commelina communis L.
Herbarium Name Used:Commelina communis
Locality:United States. Tennessee. Putnam: Old City Lake Park, approximately 3.8 miles from downtown Cookeville (i.e., Broad St. at Washington Ave). The park is located on East Lake Rd. approximately 0.2 mile off of Rt. 70N east. 36° 07' 50" N, 85° 26' 58" W
Description:repent annual with numerous branches rooting at the nodes, spreading for several meters forming large mat covering near the edge of the water, green, glaborous 
Habitat:Collected in open sun. Soil is a sandy clay; saturated near water's edge to just moist within a meter from the edge.
Elevation:287 m
Notes:Associated Species: Rotala ramosior, Lindernia dubia, Eleocharis obtusa, Boehmeria cylindrica, Rumex crispus, Polygonum
Collector:Mary S. Peterson 38
Date:05 Sept. 1998
Accession No:HTTU034520

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