Asiatic Dayflower (Commelina communis L.)

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Division - Magnoliaphyta
Class - Liliopsida
Subclass - Commelinidae
Order - Commelinales
Family - Commelinaceae
Genus - Commelina

Status - Annual

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This plant is a monocotyledon rather than a dicoteyledon, though it gives the appearance of a dicot. This means it is more closely related to grass than to most forbs, or broad-leaved herbs, though it is classified as a forb.

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