Wildflower photo

Commelina cyanea in Monash Street

Deep-blue flowers of Commelina cyanea make a fine show during summer mornings in Monash Street, Manilla, NSW. Early settlers in the colony called them “scurvy weed”, and ate the leaves to alleviate scurvy.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s