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Location:  Osage County, Oklahoma
Month of Photograph: June
Distribution Map: Tradescantia ohiensis Distribution Map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Commelinaceae

Flower -- Lateral View

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Not all images on this page were photographed on the same day or at the same location. The precise location and date that specific photographs were taken can be obtained by email.
Tradescantia ohiensis is an Arkansas plant. It can be found in the book "Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas". However, the images shown on this page are from photographs taken in the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve, Osage County, Oklahoma.

Smith, Edwin. Keys to the Flora of Arkansas. Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Press, 1994. Print.

Tradescantia ohiensis - Stem Stem

For more images of this species see Southeastern Flora: Southeastern US Plant Identification Resources and the Encyclopedia of Life.

For an excellent text description see Dr. John Hilty's web site "Illinois Wildflowers".

Of course you can never go wrong with Dan Tenaglia's wonderful "Missouri Plants".

Tradescantia ohiensis - Inflorescence Inflorescence
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Tradescantia ohiensis - Stem Stem
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Flower, lateral view
Tradescantia ohiensis - Flower Lateral View

Tradescantia ohiensis - Inflorescence

Flower, lateral view
Tradescantia ohiensis - Flower Lateral View