Edible: Dayflower, Asiatic [Commelina communis]

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3 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower. Leaves like string beans. Seeds like peas. Okay raw, but better in soups.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006
4 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower. Closeup.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006
5 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011
6 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower. Blooms last one day a year.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011
7 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower. Leaves wrap around stem.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011
8 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower. Leaves taste like string beans. Seeds taste like peas.
Source: Inwood Park, Manhattan, Jul 17, 2011
9 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower. Flower only lasts a day.
Source: Inwood Park, Manhattan, Jul 17, 2011
2 Asiatic day flower Asiatic day flower. Young leaves and flowers edible raw.
Source: Central Park, Aug 20, 2000
1 Asiatic Day Flower Asiatic Day Flower. The camera had its own idea on focusing.
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999

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