Blue Spiderwort
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Blue Spiderwort
P Introduced Photo: Nidhan Singh
Common name: Blue Spiderwort
Botanical name: Commelina tuberosa    Family: Commelinaceae (Dayflower family)
Synonyms: Commelina intermedia, Commelina coelestis, Commelina nervosa

Blue spiderwort is a perennial herb growing from a dense cluster of elongate fleshy-thickened roots. It can grow 40-70 cm tall. It has fleshy leaves, and small clusters of brilliant blue flowers with three rounded petals and prominent yellow stamens. It is native to Southern N. America - Mexico, often grown as an ornamental in gardens.

Identification credit: Mayur Nandikar Photographed in Mussoorie, Utrakhand.

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