Sprawly Plant

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Date Photo Taken: June 18, 2011
Location: NJ
Posted By: LilyFan


Found this growing in my garden, and I don’t recognize the foliage at all. So far it hasn’t bloomed. I’m in NJ, zone 7a. It’s growing pretty big and sprawly, so I’d like to know if I need to pull it.


  1. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Looks like Asiatic dayflower, Commelina communis. It will have a very pretty blue bloom later in the summer. Dayflower is a rather invasive plant in the Southeast. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/32810/

    June 18th, 2011 at 7:15 pm
  2. LilyFan Unregistered says:

    That’s definitely it! Thanks. I went and pulled it ASAP.

    June 21st, 2011 at 10:15 am
  3. Steff Unregistered says:

    I have some in Atlanta, and it seems very easy to pull out. Love the true blue flower and the vegetation is kinda pretty, too. I found a small piece with a rootlet on my garden wall and put it in a fairly small, walled-off garden in semi shade. Am I going to regret this? And are the roots as delicate as they appear?

    September 17th, 2012 at 11:12 am

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