family Commelinaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Commelinaceae - large widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers: spiderworts
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Commelinales, order Commelinales, order Xyridales, Xyridales - an order of monocotyledonous herbs
genus Commelina - type genus of the Commelinaceae; large genus of herbs of branching or creeping habit: day flower; widow's tears
dayflower, spiderwort - any plant of the family Commelinaceae
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John's-wort 0.09 Family Laminaceae Mint Family 0.05 Clinopodium arkansanum Limestone Calamint 0.05 Family Gentianceae Gentian Family 0.05 Family Commelinaceae Spiderwort Family 0.02 Commelina erecta Whitemouth Dayflower 0.02 Unidentified or bare 11.47 TABLE 2.--Soil types of known Geomys bursarius ozarkensis locations in Izard County, Arkansas Soil type Boden gravelly sandy loam, 3 to 8% slopes Boden gravelly sandy loam, 8 to 20% slopes Estate-Portian-Moko association, rolling Estate-Portian-Moko association, steep Peridge silt loam, 3 to 8% slopes Portia sandy loam, 3 to 8% slopes, eroded Portia sandy loam, 8 to 12% slopes, eroded Sturkie silt loam, occassionally flooded Wideman fine sand, frequently flooded Wideman fine sandy loam, 0 to 3% slopes