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smallleaf spiderwort
Tradescantia fluminensis
smallleaf spiderwort Dayflower/Spiderwort
Tradescantia fluminensis Commelinaceae
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English common name
  •smallleaf spiderwort
Spanish common names
  •Santa Lucía blanca
  •amor de hombre
accepted scientific name
  •Tradescantia fluminensis Vell.
rules for finding collection records
  •Tradescantia fluminensis (149)
  •Tradescantia albiflora (1)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Three petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.5 to 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of July thru 2nd week of April
Native to South America

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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