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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tradescantia hirsutiflora   FAMILY Commelinaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tradescantia hirsutiflora   FAMILY Commelinaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Tradescantia hirsutiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Tradescantia hirsutiflora

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Tradescantia hirsuticaulis

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Spiderwort


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image of Tradescantia hirsutiflora, Hairy Spiderwort

JK Marlow    jkm100313_071

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Leaf blades of upper leaves are not constricted to a subpetiolar sheath, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Tradescantia hirsutiflora, Hairy Spiderwort

JK Marlow    jkm100313_073

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Sepals eglandular-villous, green, not inflated-turgid, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tradescantia hirsutiflora   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tradescantia hirsutiflora   FAMILY Commelinaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Tradescantia hirsutiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Tradescantia hirsutiflora

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Tradescantia hirsuticaulis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2722

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue/Rose
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
3 sepals
3 petals
6 fertile stamens (bearded)
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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