Tradescantia virginiana

Family:Commelinaceae
Species:Tradescantia virginiana L.
Common Name:Virginia spiderwort
Habitat:Edges of railroads and disturbed soils.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, UPL (NWI), FAC+ (NWI), SE (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Liliopsida
Sub Class Commelinidae
Order Commelinales
FamilyCommelinaceae
Genus Tradescantia
Species Tradescantia virginiana L. - Virginia spiderwort

Citation

Citation Tradescantia virginiana Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 288. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Bronx1994 BKL
BKL00049934
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Kings1882 BKL
BKL00049941
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1989 BKL
BKL00049940
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Nassau1951 BUPL    
Queens1992 NYS    
Queens1884 BKL
BKL00049938
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1890 BKL
BKL00049937
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1928 BKL
BKL00049943
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1999 NYS    
Richmond1990 NYS    
Richmond1998 NYS    
Richmond  NYFA_1990    
Richmond1948 BKL
BKL00049939
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond2007 BKL
BKL00085954
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1928 BKL
BKL00023879
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1928 BKL
BKL00020096
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1989 BKL
BKL00049935
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1989 BKL
BKL00049936
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland2004 BKL
BKL00040488
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1935 BKL
BKL00049942
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Westchester  NYFA_1990    
Westchester1990 BKL
BKL00032001
Herbarium Name Used: Tradescantia virginiana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Ephemerum congestum Ephemerum congestum Moench   
Tradescantia brevicaulis Tradescantia brevicaulis Raf.   
Tradescantia congesta Tradescantia congesta (Moench) D. Don   
Tradescantia rupestris Tradescantia rupestris Raf.   
Tradescantia speciosa Tradescantia speciosa Salisb.   
Tradescantia virginiana var. alba Tradescantia virginiana Linnaeus var. alba Hook. ex Raf.   
Tradescantia virginiana var. barbata Tradescantia virginiana Linnaeus var. barbata Raf.