Commelina erecta, C. virginica, Tradescantia virginica
Similar to Murdannia keisak (Hassk.) Hand.-Maz.
Commelina erecta L., Slender Dayflower, is a native perennial from Tennessee that is very similar in size, flower color and weak succulent stem. The difference, other than its native, is that it grows in dry soils along roadsides and wood edges. Commelina virginica L., Virginia Dayflower, is a native perennial from Tennessee that is similar is flower color but it much larger in size getting up to 4 feet in height. It grows in moist or wet woods. Tradescantia virginiana L., Virginia Spiderwort, is also a native perennial from Tennessee very similar to Marsh Dayflower but it is found mostly in moist woods.