Tradescantia ohiensis

Family Spiderwort (Commelinaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Meadows, roadsides, disturbed soil
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 1-2′
Flower Flowers form clusters of 2-10, but with only a few open at a time. They are 1-2″ across with 3 blue petals surrounding a golden yellow stamen.
Leaf Leaves are grass-like, long and narrow – some up to 15″ long. They clasp the stem. Each leaf is folded lenthwise forming a V-groove.
Notes Flowers open in the morning and often wilt by noon on hot days.


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