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Tradescantia virginiana
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Tradescantia L.
spiderwort

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General Information
Symbol: TRADE
Group: Monocot
Family: Commelinaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   I,N
HI   I
L48   I,N
PB   I
PR   I,N
VI   I
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Commelinales
Family Commelinaceae – Spiderwort family
Genus Tradescantia L. – spiderwort

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 33 species of Tradescantia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia ×andersoniana</i>
W. Ludwig & Rohweder [<i>
ohiensis × (subasper × virginiana)</i>
]
Tradescantia ×andersoniana [ ohiensis × (subasper × virginiana) ]
spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia bracteata</i>
Small
Tradescantia bracteata
longbract spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia brevifolia</i>
(Torr.) Rose
Tradescantia brevifolia
Trans-Pecos spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia buckleyi</i>
(I.M. Johnst.) D.R. Hunt
Tradescantia buckleyi
Buckley's spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia crassifolia</i>
Cav.
Tradescantia crassifolia
leatherleaf spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia crassula</i>
Link & Otto
Tradescantia crassula
succulent spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia ×diffusa</i>
Bush (pro sp.) [<i>
humilis × occidentalis</i>
]
Tradescantia ×diffusa [ humilis × occidentalis ]
diffuse spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia edwardsiana</i>
Tharp
Tradescantia edwardsiana
plateau spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia ernestiana</i>
E.S. Anderson & Woodson
Tradescantia ernestiana
Ernest's spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia fluminensis</i>
Vell.
Tradescantia fluminensis
small-leaf spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia gigantea</i>
Rose
Tradescantia gigantea
giant spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia hirsuticaulis</i>
Small
Tradescantia hirsuticaulis
hairystem spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia hirsutiflora</i>
Bush
Tradescantia hirsutiflora
hairyflower spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia humilis</i>
Rose
Tradescantia humilis
Texas spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia leiandra</i>
Torr.
Tradescantia leiandra
canyon spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia longipes</i>
E.S. Anderson & Woodson
Tradescantia longipes
wild crocus Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia occidentalis</i>
(Britton) Smyth
Tradescantia occidentalis
prairie spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia ohiensis</i>
Raf.
Tradescantia ohiensis
bluejacket Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia ozarkana</i>
E.S. Anderson & Woodson
Tradescantia ozarkana
Ozark spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia pallida</i>
(Rose) D.R. Hunt
Tradescantia pallida
purple queen Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia paludosa</i>
E.S. Anderson & Woodson
Tradescantia paludosa
confederate spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia pedicellata</i>
Celarier
Tradescantia pedicellata
Edwards Plateau spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia pinetorum</i>
Greene
Tradescantia pinetorum
pinewoods spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia reverchonii</i>
Bush
Tradescantia reverchonii
Reverchon's spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia roseolens</i>
Small
Tradescantia roseolens
longleaf spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia spathacea</i>
Sw.
Tradescantia spathacea
boatlily Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia subacaulis</i>
Bush
Tradescantia subacaulis
stemless spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia subaspera</i>
Ker Gawl.
Tradescantia subaspera
zigzag spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia tharpii</i>
E.S. Anderson & Woodson
Tradescantia tharpii
Tharp's spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia virginiana</i>
L.
Tradescantia virginiana
Virginia spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia wrightii</i>
Rose & Bush
Tradescantia wrightii
Wright's spiderwort Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia zanonia</i>
(L.) Sw.
Tradescantia zanonia
cohitre blanco Distribution of <i>
Tradescantia zebrina</i>
hort. ex Bosse
Tradescantia zebrina
inchplant Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Number of matches : 3
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Tradescantia sp.%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Tradescantia sp.
Tradescantia sp.
Spiderwort
ID: 9189 3301 3549 0050 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Tradescantia sp.
Tradescantia sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0107 1982 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Tradescantia sp.
Tradescantia sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0107 1983 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

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