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Tradescantia roseolens (Longleaf spiderwort)
Smith, R.W.

Tradescantia roseolens

Tradescantia roseolens Small

Longleaf Spiderwort

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

Synonym(s): Tradescantia longifolia

USDA Symbol: TRRO4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: From 8 inches to about 2 feet in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , FL , GA , SC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-03-20
Research By: JAM

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