May - October
0.2 - 1.2
The leaf sheaths are heavily covered with red hairs at the throat and down the open edge.
Can be invasive when cultivated.
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).
Found in low woods in Louisiana and east Texas.
Low moist woods.