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Tradescantia tharpii

Tradescantia tharpii E.S. Anderson & Woodson

Tharp's Spiderwort, Dwarf Spiderwort

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Tradescantia tharpii

Tharp Spiderwort


Location: On limestone hill 100 m of Harry Wurzbach Dr & 60 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Damp, shaded, shallow humus over limestone, large colony among Poaceae.

Description: Sub-succulent perennial w/ascending branches from short fleshy & fiberous roots. Stems to 30 cm. Internodes to 5 cm. Leaves membranaceous, green, linear-lanceolate, long acuminate. Bracts not saccate, blades well developed. Sepals concave, eglandular-pubescent throughout. Petals purple, orbicular.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 27, 1994
Specimen number: 552

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0838
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)

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