The Bugwood Network
tropical spiderwort
Liliopsida > Commelinales > Commelinaceae > Commelina benghalensis L.
Synonym(s): Benghal dayflower

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Domestic Programs Pest Evaluation - USDA APHIS PPQ
Federal Noxious Weed Inspection Guide - USDA APHIS PPQ
Managing Tropical Spiderwort in Roundup Ready Cotton - University of Georgia

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:2308120
Description:Small plant
Photographer:Stanley Culpepper, The University of Georgia
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
1536x1024 - Print
 
Number:1443008
Description:Close-up
Photographer:Jean Burns, Florida State University
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
1536x1024 - Print
 
Number:2308067
Description:Foliage and flower. Brooks County, Georgia, August 1994
Photographer:Richard Carter, Valdosta State University
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
 
Number:2308078
Description:Close-up of foliage
Photographer:Stanley Culpepper, The University of Georgia
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
 
Number:2308066
Description:Infestation. Brooks County, Georgia, August 1994
Photographer:Richard Carter, Valdosta State University
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
 
Number:2308077
Description:Infestation in harvested cotton field. Cairo, Georgia. 2001
Photographer:Stanley Culpepper, The University of Georgia
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
 
Number:2308079
Description:Large infestation in cotton field
Photographer:Stanley Culpepper, The University of Georgia
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
 
Number:2308080
Description:Infestation in cotton field. Grady county, Georgia. 2002
Photographer:Stanley Culpepper, The University of Georgia
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
 
Number:2308119
Description:Large infestation
Photographer:Stanley Culpepper, The University of Georgia
Resolutions:768x512 - PowerPoint/Web
1536x1024 - Print
 
Description:Reported Distribution Map
Source:USDA APHIS PPQ

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Plant Protection and Quarantine. 2000. Federal Noxious Weed List. USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/weeds/
  • Florida Noxious Weeds, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/5b-57.htm
  • Proposed Exotic Pest Plant Species for Georgia, Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, August 12, 1999 - http://www.gaeppc.org/exotalk1.html
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=COBE2

line
USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.