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Virginia Spiderwort - Tradescantia virginiana

Family: Commelinaceae - Spiderwort family Genus Common Name: Spiderwort Native Status: Native
Tradescantia virginiana - Virginia Spiderwort. Virginia Spiderwort

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Tradescantia virginiana

Distribution of Tradescantia virginiana in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 22 Feb 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Appalachian Trail, Unicoi to Hogpen Gaps Date: 2004-June-20Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Virginia Spiderwort's blossom will 'melt' - withering if the sun beats down on it.
Tradescantia virginiana

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