Commelina villosa

(Commelina villosa)


Morphology/Physiology Active Growth Period Summer and Fall After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow Bloat None C:N Ratio Medium Coppice Potential No Fall Conspicuous No Fire Resistant No Flower Color Blue Flower Conspicuous Yes Foliage Color Green Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter Porous Foliage Texture Medium Fruit/Seed Color Red Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No Growth Form Rhizomatous Growth Rate Moderate Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) Height, Mature (feet) 3.5 Known Allelopath No Leaf Retention No Lifespan Long Low Growing Grass No Nitrogen Fixation None Resprout Ability No Shape and Orientation Erect Toxicity None Growth Requirements Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes Anaerobic Tolerance None CaCO3 Tolerance Medium Cold Stratification Required No Drought Tolerance Low Fertility Requirement High Fire Tolerance Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum 165 Hedge Tolerance None Moisture Use Medium pH, Minimum 4.7 pH, Maximum 6.7 Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800 Precipitation, Minimum 36 Precipitation, Maximum 55 Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10 Salinity Tolerance None Shade Tolerance Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (-F) -18 Reproduction Bloom Period Mid Summer Commercial Availability No Known Source Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer Fruit/Seed Period End Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence No Propagated by Bare Root No Propagated by Bulb No Propagated by Container Yes Propagated by Corm No Propagated by Cuttings No Propagated by Seed Yes Propagated by Sod No Propagated by Sprigs No Propagated by Tubers No Seed per Pound 175000 Seed Spread Rate Slow Seedling Vigor Low Small Grain No Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid Suitability/Use Berry/Nut/Seed Product No Christmas Tree Product No Fodder Product No Fuelwood Product Lumber Product No Naval Store Product No Nursery Stock Product No Palatable Browse Animal Palatable Graze Animal Palatable Human No Post Product No Protein Potential Pulpwood Product No Veneer Product No

Taxonomic tree:

Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Liliopsida
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