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Spiderwort


Spiderwort Family : Commelinaceae

Latin Name : Tradescantia occidentalis
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Cool
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – good
Livestock – good

Remarks :

Other common names, "Texas spiderwort" and "Prairie spiderwort". Growth 8 to 20 inches, flowers May to August. Wildlife and livestock will graze this plant. Several Native American tribes used the young shoots of this plant for food. Adapted to sandy or rocky soils of the plains and prairies.

Source: USDA-NRCS

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