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Tradescantia buckleyi

Tradescantia buckleyi (I.M. Johnst.) D.R. Hunt

Buckley's Spiderwort

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort family)

Synonym(s): Setcreasea buckleyi

USDA Symbol: TRBU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems sprawling, up to about 20 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Clay mounds in chaparral.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-29
Research By: CBR

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