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|Family: Commelinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tradescantia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tradescantia ohiensis Raf.
Leaf: 5--45 cm, glabrous (occasionally sheaths with long, shaggy hairs), glaucous. Inflorescence: terminal and axillary, flowers few to many. Flower: sepals 4--15 mm.
Ecology: Gardens, occasionally escaping; Elevation: 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo (Humboldt Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to eastern North America. Flowering Time: May Note: Cult as ornamental.
Synonyms: Tradescantia virginiana L., misappl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Tradescantia fluminensis
Next taxon: Cyperaceae
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Tradescantia ohiensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=46844, accessed on July 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 28, 2016.