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Tradescantia pedicellata (Edwards plateau spiderwort)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Tradescantia pedicellata

Tradescantia pedicellata Celarier

Edwards Plateau spiderwort, Granite spiderwort

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: TRPE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Named after John Tradescant (1608-1662) who served as gardener to Charles 1 of England.

Tradescantia species will hybridize in just about any combination.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: TX

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Bibliography

Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Tradescantia pedicellata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tradescantia pedicellata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tradescantia pedicellata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-04-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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