blue, purple, white
May - October
0.1 - 0.8
The seeds of this species showed a slight increase in germination after stratification (Yamada 1954).
The following information for the genus Commelina: Animals that eat its seeds: Mourning dove, Bobwhite quail, Redwing blackbird, Cardinal. Animals that eat the plant: White-tailed deer (Martin et al. 1951).
A common garden weed that is found on stream banks and in low thickets throughout Louisiana and east Texas.
Low moist woods, riverbanks, and waste places. Moist or shaded ground.